The HR cognitive advantage


Posted by Rajesh Attra and Greg Vert July 21, 2017

In our first post on this topic, we addressed the question: Can robots replace HR? While the answer is “not entirely,” there is no doubt this technology represents both a significant disruptor and opportunity for HR. To back it up, our team has spent the last couple months working with early adopter clients and deploying internal Deloitte pilots to better understand the potential of robotics and cognitive solutions within the HR function. Our experience to date indicates there are three primary capabilities where digital options should be considered to supplement and augment the human talent in HR.

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HR at a crossroads? Time for a better lens


Posted by Jim Guszcza on January 13, 2017

HR practices are often based on outdated ideas of human psychology and organizational design. When it comes to hiring decisions, employee motivation, and helping workers make better choices, behavioral insights and evidence-based practices can drive a new generation of HR strategies.

By focusing on designing HR practices, policies, and programs with an insight-driven advantage, practitioners can both reflect our best understanding of human psychology, as well as test and validate top-notch HR practices you can pull into the boardroom. So, how can you embrace a behavioral insights movement? Continue reading “HR at a crossroads? Time for a better lens”