How Investment in AI Is Changing

Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) aren’t being widely adopted yet, but many firms are looking to change this. In May 2018, Forrester Consulting surveyed 433 decision-makers in Western Europe and the US who were knowledgeable about the procurement of technology at their company. Nearly half said they plan to make a major investment in AI within the […]

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Qualys’ Kamal Vatnani on the changing role of HR Business Partners

As per Sierra Cedar HR systems survey 2017-18, most large organizations are trying to decrease the number of HR generalist and HR business partner roles. Traditionally, this role acted as the necessary interface between business and various HR centers of excellence (COE) service providers. The HRBP role has been the role focused on getting things done […]

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UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

New Delhi/Ahmedabad:A University Grants Commission (UGC) panel has recommended removal of words such as ‘Hindu’ and ‘Muslim’ from the names of Banaras Hindu University and Aligarh Muslim University even as Union human resource development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar said the suggestion is beyond the committee’s mandate. He said the government has no intention to change […]

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3 Unexpected Ways Apps Are Changing Our Lives: What’s Next?

Remember the “dark days” of 2006? A decade ago, we were still busy scrolling through email on our Blackberry phones. It was hard to imagine using our phones to summon on-demand rides, virtually deposit checks, stream music for free, or even find instant turn-by-turn directions to our destinations. A decade later, Apple’s mantra “there’s an app […]

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Guess How Amazon and Two Other Firms Are Changing Operations — Forever

Amazon and Uber are re-imagining the delivery business — creating a whole new market for freelancers in the process. Meanwhile, the way eCommerce is automated may be changing forever. Read on for a full list of headlines in this week’s Small Business Trends News and Information Roundup. Operations Amazon Flex, UberRush Create Freelance Delivery Industry […]

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