IntroductionIn a recent post we detailed three ways that HR, Human Capital, and learning professionals can leverage Netflix-style recommender systems to improve talent management, development, and learning processes… but you don’t need to be a machine learning expert to quickly develop and apply a very simple yet powerful recommender system …

As soon as you open Netflix, you see an incredibly convenient list of recommended movies, BBC mysteries, and documentaries you’re likely to enjoy. The core algorithms behind these recommendations have been around for years, but their impact continues to delight and surprise. They just work.Another source of surprise? The glaring failure …

After an extensive search, Big McLarge Inc. hired Regina for a critical marketing manager role with major growth potential. Her interviews were stellar, her experience deep, her potential obvious. This hire was a no brainer.But after 7 months of limited progress, strong resistance to change, and a cemented leadership culture …