This year’s HR Technology Conference was all about leveraging big data for improving HR practices, such as talent acquisition and employee retention. TEC HCM analyst Raluca Druta was there to capture all the details. Read her take on the conference’s major sessions—the welcome and opening keynotes, the ADP Workforce Vitality Report, the Sierra-Cedar 17th Annual Survey, the vendor presentations, and more.
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by Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)—looked at how humans and machines can work together, albeit machines will continue to rely on human guidance. McAfee notices an opposition between the data-driven expertise of geeks and the gut feeling–based opinions of HIPPOS (highest-paid person’s opinion), so-called “connoisseurs”, or subject matter experts. While the first group works closely with technology, the second relies on experience. Indeed, b