Michael Specht

A blog from Australia looking at technology, management, Human Resources (HR) and recruitment.

Entries Tagged as 'Future'

The Five Horsemen and you

August 9th, 2016 · Comments Off · Future, HR Management, Management, Technology ·

A rambling post of thoughts for you. For a few years there has been talk of the “five horsemen” of tech – Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft. The opinion of having Microsoft included has varied over time the final number doesn’t matter, these five organisations are massive – in terms of impact, revenue, employees […]

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The glass is full with Google Glass

January 20th, 2013 · Comments Off · Future, HR Management, Management, Technology ·

One of the coolest inventions of 2012 is Google Glass, a wearable computer, running Android, that looks like a set of regular glasses that includes a video camera and augmented reality head-up display unit. Wearers of the glasses interact with them using natural language input while connected to the Internet. The best way to describe […]

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Big Data and Management

January 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Future, HR Management, HRIS, Management, Technology ·

Over the last couple of weeks I have been very interested in the growth of Big Data. A few years ago Big Data was primarily found in academic and marketing writing, ie not in the main stream. This has changed with many commentators now discussing the merits that this new frontier has to offer. For […]

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4 years on some thoughts

November 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Branding, Engagement, Enterprise 2.0, Future, HR Management, Management ·

I was have a chat with an old colleague this afternoon and we were discussing where social media has gone in the last few years, specifically around recruitment. Which got me thinking. You know where has social media gone? This then took me back in time to some of the crazy ideas I had about […]

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What is next…

October 18th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Future, New Media, Social Networks ·

I have been pondering the future. What is next? Do you know? If so please do tell. A number of years ago I pondered what was next from blogging and podcasting, neither of these forms have really survived in the way the were circa 2005/2006. Let alone what happened to MySpace, Friendster, Orkut… Let’s look […]

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