Littalics on Wednesday 2
Edition #19
October 7th, 2020
The Autumn Collection

Happy Wednesday!

I watched "The Social Dilemma" on Netflix lately. Frankly, there was not much new in it for me because I closely followed the topic for quite some time. However, the message in the last scene resonates... Keep making a choice.

Yes, keep making a choice. Do not depend on algorithms solely when consuming content. As my newsletter reader, you do exactly that. There's a chance that you get updates about my content on social media. But receiving my update straight to your e-mail box guaranty that no algorithm interferes or controls your preferences besides your brain wires.
I want to thank you for that.

Today I released the September edition of the best resources on Workforce AI Ethics. As in previous reviews, the report includes four categories: Strategic thinking, Practical advice, Product reviews, and Social context. But I didn't keep the boundaries of the domain of the workforce in this edition. I included resources that I find fascinating and relevant for understanding the vast context of the discussion on AI ethics.


Thoughts and Articles

I'm Writing about productivity and burnout. But to prevent my own burnout, I'll release the new article next week. Stay tuned! In the meantime, catch up on other thoughts about productivity. If you prefer to listen to these articles instead of reading, my productive AI reader is at your service inside.

Productivity Measures: Time or Outputs?

Productivity Measures: Time or Outputs?
The productivity of knowledge workers is measured both by outputs and focus time. This blog explores this subject with Covid19 and pre-Covid19 case studies, and some personal experience and hacks.

Productivity and Safety: A Conflict?

Productivity and Safety: A Conflict?
There is a delicate balance that HR professionals must keep in helping business leaders achieve their goals while protecting the interests of employees. Perhaps we need a tool that diminishes the conflict between productivity and safety.

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The People Analytics Journey

The next cycle of the introductory course for HR leaders and practitioners starts soon, in Hebrew! Please fill the form below, to receive the syllabus and more details
לומדים מהבית ובעברית :)

Leveraging workforce data as it was a state security project

Leveraging workforce data as it was a state security project

An interview about People Analytics with a Lieutenant Colonel in the Israeli Military intelligence - A rare chance to explore practices in the most secure organizations, and to discuss the experience with AI, business insights, and ethics.


HR-tech projects do not deliver
their expected business value

* IHRIM HR Software Study 2019

Tweets and Treats

A selection of contents I liked and shared this week
Is it time to kill calculus?

#DataScience distinguishes the approaches used to analyze diverse modern data from those of classical #Statistics. It integrates #CriticalThinking, quantitative #skills, and #storytelling supported by evidence. A must-learn in all undergraduate studies.
Facebook is funding brain experiments to create a device that reads your mind

What? "Facebook wants to create a wearable headset that lets users control music or interact in virtual reality using their thoughts... The public has reason to doubt whether tech companies can be trusted with a window into their brains" #Privacy? #Ethics?

Updated Resources

Ethics in Workforce AI
Monthly Review

Ethics in People Analytics and AI at Work – Best Resources
Part of my continuous learning, collaboration, and contribution is a comprehensive resource list, updated monthly. It includes four categories: strategic thinking, practical advice, product reviews, and a social context.

People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list
Let’s face it. There are too many professional books one can read in a lifespan. This list of People Analytics and HR-Tech books is not exceptional. I won’t be able to complete reading all of it …

A Lighthouse in the Rough Seas of HR-Tech

A Lighthouse in the Rough Seas of HR-Tech
Sailing the rough seas of HR-Tech solutions? This List may be your lighthouse. Find here links to HR-Tech innovation and solutions, sorted in ten main categories, based on employee life-cycle ...

More Learning Opportunities and Recognition

People Analytics, HR-Tech - Training, Public Speaking, Media Coverage, Recognition
Thanks for meeting me outside of this People Analytics blog! When I started this blog, I chose one of my photographs, that presents cranes, for the main page. Cranes are a great metaphor ...

לומדים מהבית ובעברית :)

The People Analytics Journey

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