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A killer app with huge upsides and dangerous downsides: Applying AI to People Analytics

A killer app with huge upsides and dangerous downsides: Applying AI to People Analytics

Since its launch in November 2022, ChatGPT has sparked a significant surge of interest and investment in the realm of generative artificial intelligence (AI). The future trajectory of AI remains uncertain, but one application stands out with confidence: People Analytics (PA). AI’s integration into PA holds tangible potential, offering substantial benefits and immediate realizations. However, this comes with inherent risks that are challenging to mitigate. This article delves into the promising advantages of applying AI in People Analytics while also addressing strategies to navigate and prevent potential pitfalls.

Is the sky about to fall on People Analytics?

Is the sky about to fall on People Analytics?

Originally published on LinkedIn. In recent years, as the global economy expanded, interest rates were low, and companies had a relatively easy time making money, the size and breadth of People Analytics (PA) groups seemed to be ever-increasing. As a result, even with...

Repricing work and consumption in the wake of Covid-19

Repricing work and consumption in the wake of Covid-19

When Covid-19 gripped the global economy in the first half of 2020, there was an immediate shock to the economic system because the “price” of doing work in person was suddenly, and quite dramatically shifted. If the virus mitigation measures and vaccines rollouts over the past 19 months had put the world on a path to sustainable economic recovery heading into 2022, the negative economic impacts would be going away quickly right now.