John Sumser

Emerging Intelligence columnist John Sumser is the principal analyst at HRExaminer. He researches the impact of data, analytics, AI and associated ethical issues on the workplace. John works with vendors and HR departments to identify problems, define solutions and clarify the narrative. He can be emailed at [email protected].

Sumser: 4 big questions about work after COVID

Every company is going to be more like a start-up than it ever wanted to be.

Sumser: Is celebrity marketing in HR tech a benefit or distraction?

From Prince Harry to Serena Williams, big names are jumping into the space.  

Sumser: How the EU’s AI rules will alter HR’s relationship with tech

Proposed regulations are setting the stage for a massive overhaul of how companies govern AI.

Sumser: Here’s one tool helping sourcing mature quicker

SeekOut is helping employers narrow down the type of talent they're looking for, providing a glimpse at the future of sourcing.

Sumser: Google’s AI ethics problem just got even worse

Google recently fired the second leader of its AI Ethics team. Here's what that means for the AI community.

Sumser: Here’s an insider’s look at AI ethics in practice

A new project is centering ethics in the development of its AI software.

Sumser: Don’t miss these speakers at Spring HR Tech

HR tech's role in driving diversity and inclusion will be emphasized at next month's event.

Sumser: Health and safety are at the heart of business continuity

'We are not going back to the way it was.'

Sumser: Tackling the bias in your data

Differentiating bias and discrimination is an important first step.

Sumser: Predicting the next closure–is it possible?

Despite the most advanced tech, HR leaders will be challenged in predicting COVID's future impact on their organization.