October 13th 2016

The Generative Machine Age: Technological Uncertainty by Design

Since 2009, Apple and Google have procured millions of smartphone and tablet apps and the smartphones increasingly a hub for personal networks and, indeed, health monitors strapped to our arms. Additionally in the coming year virtual reality will step out of the shadows and into the mainstream. We have entered the Generative Machine Age.

In his first talk at CRF's 8th International Conference, Carsten Sørensen takes us through the three machine ages and the technologies that emerged during those times, as well as what it means for our future.

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December 12th 2018

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In 2018, 1,750 HR professionals attended CRF-led events, with over 300 hours of learning delivered. Over 350 senior HR and business leaders joined us in Lisbon for our 10th International Conference and 500 participants attended CRF Learning programmes. Download our 2018 summary to find out more about our key deliverables from the past 12 months.

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December 3rd 2018

Progress - Issue 6: HR Business Partner - 4 business critical things that you probably aren't doing

Within this sixth edition of our e-magazine - Progress - John Whelan, Director at Corporate Research Forum challenges HR Business Partners to test themselves on four business critical items.

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October 18th 2016

An Uncertain World - Conference Retrospective

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October 14th 2016

Virtual & Augmented Reality

In his final presentation at CRF's 8th International Conference, Carsten took us through an exciting new world of virtual and augmented reality and how these new technologies will shape our future.

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October 13th 2016

Scenario Planning - Overview

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October 13th 2016

Global Financial Perspective 2025

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