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    Can People Trust the Automated Decisions Made by Algorithms?

    by Andrew Burt Follow 0 Followers , Rebecca Wiliams Follow 0 Followers , Michael Stiefel Follow 6 Followers , Michael Veale Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 21, 2018

    The use of automated decision making is increasing. These algorithms can produce results that are incomprehensible, or socially undesirable. How can we determine the safety of algorithms in devices if we cannot understand them? Public fears about the inability to foresee adverse consequences has impeded technologies such as nuclear energy and genetically modified crops.

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    Total Talent Management: A Systems Approach to Agility

    by Jas Chong Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 27, 2015

    With increasing corporate reliance on contract and temporary workers come more challenges for HR departments. Core HRM responsibilities like training/development, compensation/benefits, and mobility normally apply solely to standard company employees. Total talent management aim to do HRM for the total workforce, including temporary workers, contractors and consultants.

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    The Curse of the Change Control Mechanism

    by Gabrielle Benefield Follow 1 Followers , Susan Atkinson Follow 0 Followers on  May 11, 2011 4

    Unprecedented levels of change caused by the pace of innovation are stretching traditional contract models to the breaking point. As more organizations adopt Agile and Lean for the development of innovative/complex products and services, new contract models are needed that accommodate change. The Evolutionary Contract Model, based on Agile / Lean principles, offers promise as a possible solution.


Agile Contracts

Posted by Allan Kelly Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 08, 2011

Most software contracts are written with a waterfall approach in mind - fixing the scope, cost, and schedule. This article offers advice on how to write a contract for an Agile software project. 27


A Brief Introduction to the Java and .NET Patent Issues

Posted by Tim Smith Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 09, 2010

Tim Smith introduces the licenses offered by Oracle/Sun and Microsoft, with a focus on how they may affect third party implementation such as Google’s Android platform. 9