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FCC: WHAT’S NEXT

It’s coaching but not as we know it. Participants at the Future of Coaching Collaboration (FCC) Group’s roundtable on disruptive technology share further thoughts and highlight next steps   The coaching market just got a lot more crowded. In addition to the usual flood of new coaches, coach supervisors and coach trainers, we’re seeing more options to deliver coaching without a human coach and a host of players stepping in to manage and supply these options. And the pressure is on in organisations to weigh up which options will best suit. Consider the following scenario. A leader selected for a […]

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FCC CALLS FOR INDUSTRY GUIDANCE ON ADOPTING TECH

Technology developed for the coaching market needs to support, rather than drive, the coaching agenda while at the same time, coaches need to better understand technology and new types of data, according to participants in a multiple stakeholder debate on disruptive technology. Coaching think-tank, the Future of Coaching Collaboration (FCC), held its first roundtable on disruptive technology on 11 December, exploring how technology can both support and challenge coaches and coaching practices. Participants at the event hosted by KPMG in London included providers of technology developed for the coaching market, executive coaches, and organisational coaching buyers, sponsors and internal coaching […]

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COACHING AT WORK ANNUAL CONFERENCE, LONDON, UK, 4 JULY 2018 – COACHES MUST FIND THEIR PLACE IN THE TECH FUTURE

Disruptive technology can offer many benefits, including improvements in cost efficiency, diagnostics, agility, accuracy, learning effectiveness and the ability to offer on-demand support – and to more people. by Nicole Berg If we embrace technology as a profession, as individual practitioners and as employers, it can present many opportunities, suggested a panel at the Coaching at Work conference featuring four members of the multi-stakeholder group the Future of Coaching Collaboration (FCC). They were: Maria Symeon, formerly of PwC and now director, Executive Coaching Edge; Carol Braddick, director of Graham Braddick Partnership; Alexandru Popa-Antohi, leadership development manager, Vodafone Group, and Louise […]

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AI LEARNING HOW TO DISCRIMINATE

By Liz Hall As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more widely adopted, discrimination against some groups and individuals is set to become more common, warns a report from the World Economic Forum (WEF). Machine learning systems are already being used to make life-changing decisions such as which job applicants are hired and which prisoners are released on parole. However, “while algorithmic decision-making aids have been used for decades, machine learning is posing new challenges due to its greater complexity, opaqueness, ubiquity and exclusiveness”, according a white paper from the WEF: How to prevent discriminatory outcomes in machine learning. Erica Kochi, co-chair […]

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