New Tools for HR Have Roots in Consumer Technology

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​TORONTO—Imagine a world where your employees access their work devices not with a password—but with a selfie.Now imagine a bot in an app that converses with you as you make airline reservations for your business trip. These aren’t ideas headed to the workplace—they’re already here. Consumerism has already driven change in the HR technology market, said Freddye Silverman, principal for Baltimore-based consultancy Silver Bullet Solutions LLC, who spoke this week to attendees at the International Association for Human Resource Information Management(IHRIM) conference here at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. With data breaches on the rise “banks and technology firms are using selfies to replace passwords,” Silverman said. The 2016 Ponemon Cost of Data Breach Study funded by IBM reports that the average consolidated total cost of a data breach grew from $3.8 million to $4 million in 2016.”The reason I’m telling you this is because [using a selfie instead of a pass

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