Reinvent Yourself Now

By Dr. Cubie Davis King Over the past year or so, I’ve written and spoke passionately about future workforce changes that are expected as we move into the 4th industrial revolution. Research conducted by the Brookings Institute, The World Economic Forum, and McKinsey & Co (to name a few) all point to workforce changes theContinue reading “Reinvent Yourself Now”

IBM Declares Today’s Skills Assessments Obsolete!

by Cubie Davis King, PhD. According to Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, formal assessments and managers surveys being used today are not very accurate. She posits that by better understanding data patterns and adjacent skills, IBM AI is better able to zero in on an individual’s strengths. She says that manager surveys or formal assessmentsContinue reading “IBM Declares Today’s Skills Assessments Obsolete!”

People Analytics Defined (Really!)

  By Cubie Davis King, PhD. Simply stated. People analytics is people related data (i.e. employee data) being used to inform and improve numerous types of HR, management, and business decisions. These decisions help those operating within the organization’s human system perform better. The kinds of data a particular organization focuses on depends on theirContinue reading “People Analytics Defined (Really!)”

The New War in People Management

by Cubie Davis King, PhD. Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends research revealed that a new war is quietly underway by the world’s most sophisticated companies. This war is to gain a competitive advantage in their markets by understanding all elements of their workforce. Their weapons of choice? People analytics. Companies like Walmart, AOL, Pfizer, Facebook,Continue reading “The New War in People Management”

People Management In the New Robot Age

Dr. Cubie Davis King, PhD. My recent consultant travels to NM, MO, AK, TX, WA, PR, and CA has confirmed that People Management will be one of the most sought-after skills of the future. We are witnessing definitive gaps in people skills new leaders have and those skills organizations say they need. Although we areContinue reading “People Management In the New Robot Age”

What Will You Do When Robots Take Your Job?

Dr. Cubie Davis King “We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. Its scale, scope, and complexity…will be unlike anything humankind has ever experienced before.” -Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum The workplace, as we’veContinue reading “What Will You Do When Robots Take Your Job?”

Workers Must Take Control of Their Own Future

by Cubie Davis King Today’s workers are caught between a rock and a hard place. What do they do when they see the world of work changing at a frightening pace due to artificial intelligence, robots and machines, yet the organizations where they currently work is doing very little to inform, educated or prepare workersContinue reading “Workers Must Take Control of Their Own Future”

Retailers Are Moving Fast With AI

By Dr. Cubie Davis King So, what can we learn from the retail industry? The retail industry is investing in AI technology at a rate that far outpaces all other industries. As reported at this year’s National Retail Federation’s Big Show in New York, in 2018 alone, retailers invested an estimated $3.4 billion in artificialContinue reading “Retailers Are Moving Fast With AI”