The Journey towards an Agile HR Function

Digital HR Tech

When it comes to an agile HR function, the question is: Can HR implement an agile approach to become a customer-centered function that delivers value through agile solutions? HR can use this approach to design and reinvent practices. Agile Focus in HR.

[Podcast] Bernard Marr: Building a Super-Intelligent HR Function

Analytics in HR

Bernard Marr – author, Top 5 LinkedIn Influencer, advisor to the World Economic Forum, and keynote speaker at People Analytics World 2018 – joins the People Analytics Podcast, a series of lively conversations with leading practitioners, thought leaders and tech pioneers from a variety of backgrounds from around the globe. David Green speaks with Bernard Marr about the future directions in which People Analytics will take the HR profession.

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Steal this People Analytics Leader Job Description!

Visier

You need the right People Analytics Leader in order to build an effective and strategic people analytics function. This person is the key evangelist and visionary for data-driven decision making, and ensures the use of people analytics always delivers values to the business.

How Is Artificial Intelligence reshaping the HR function at your workplace

AssessHub

Human resources, as a function has undergone significant transformation over the last few years. This can be attributed to the evolution of technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and the use of analytics. It could help HR managers to retain the best workforce.

Is “HR Analytics” an Oxymoron?

China Gorman

As we head full-on into 2017, a friend sent me the link to a survey analysis that is extremely eye-opening. Surprisingly, the HR data analytics push doesn’t seem to be helping: “more companies said their people analytics team hinders their analytics work than helps it.”.

Predictive Analytics in HR: The Game Changer

CakeHR

Predictive analytics in HR is one of the most recent key trends to follow in 2018 and there’s good reason for it – businesses need it, especially if they want to keep up with their competition! For those of you that are still asking the question ‘What is HR Analytics?’

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting an HR Analytics Function

Visier

HR leaders recognize that they should be using analytics to support decision making. Since many HR leaders don’t have a good sense of how to get value from analytics, they move it off their plate by passing it to the HR reporting team or to some newly hired data scientist. Not surprisingly, HR leaders are not familiar with the role the average HR professional plays in analytics so they don’t involve them at all.

People Analytics 101 with Josh Bersin

Cornerstone On Demand

Analytics is the new buzzword in talent management, but that doesn't mean it's the new reality. While three in four companies believe using people analytics is important, only 8 percent think their organization is “strong" in the area—with no improvement since 2014.

It’s Time For HR to Be Bold with Analytics

Visier

While 77% of all organizations believe people analytics is important, only 32% feel ready or somewhat ready for analytics, according to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report. So how can practitioners take advantage of analytics’ potential?

The HR Analytics Management Cycle

Analytics in HR

I started my research into HR analytics over a year ago. And more importantly, there was a considerable dose of confusion around the added value that HR analytics can bring to the HR functions and more interestingly, to the business case and strategic role of HR in organizations.

Find Merck KGaA Found the Ideal Span of Control Using People Analytics

Visier

People analytics is critical for business because, at the end of the day, insights into our data enable us to drive better outcomes for my organization, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. However, our people analytics showed us that there is, in fact, no magic number.

HR Data Sources for Analytics

Analytics in HR

A question we commonly hear is “what are data sources that can be used for analytics?” In this article, we will list a number of common data sources in HR and the broader business that will be helpful in your people analytics efforts. Other HR data. Other HR data.

Build vs. Rent: Don’t Crash on the Do-It-Yourself Iceberg for People Analytics

Visier

“Build vs. Rent” is a common dichotomy in technology buying, but what does it mean when applied to people analytics? But, as more and more HR organizations grow their analytics function, I’ve noticed that not all journeys are the same.

It’s Time For HR to Be Bold with Analytics

Visier

Experian — a global leader in consumer and business credit reporting and marketing services, and a Visier customer — is one organization that has successfully embraced workforce analytics. So how can practitioners take advantage of analytics’ potential?

Analytics Must Be HR’s Top Priority To Be Strategic

Visier

What could be more important than realizing that the world of HR is on the edge of a dramatic shift that will literally change the entire focus of HR? The Business World Has Changed and HR Can’t Afford to Lag Behind. And that approach served HR executives well.

We’re Taking Off! A New Era Of People Analytics

SuccessFactors

To support this shift, we need to advance our knowledge in people analytics. The same is true for the HR function: by leveraging people analytics, HR can bring more clarity and support into our volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

The HR Analytics Rocking Horse: Lots of Action, Little Progress

TLNT: The Business of HR

As we head full-on into the second month of 2017, a friend sent me the link to a survey analysis that is extremely eye-opening. HR Insights Strategic HR Talent Management analytics Featured metrics

HR Analytics – The “GPS” of True HR Transformation

Visier

Since the mid-1990s, the phrase, “HR transformation,” has been a part of HR’s common vernacular. In fact, it is so often-used some regard it as almost a form of HR “smart talk” – something that many talk about, but few really understand how to do. What is HR Transformation?

Developing a Talent Analytics Function: Build, Buy, or Borrow

Lighthouse

I’m currently in the midst of a research project examining how some of the best and brightest companies in the world hire people analytics talent. Building a people analytics team for the first time isn’t like hiring a new administrative assistant or a new accountant.

Workday Podcast: Why the Spotlight Is on People Analytics

Workday

Michael Lewis’s 2003 book “Moneyball,” and the 2011 film that followed, put a big spotlight on strategic statistical analysis, and how a professional baseball team with a relatively small budget could compete with its well-heeled rivals.

Six Sigma in HR: Implications for HR Processes, Analytics & Automation

Digital HR Tech

Data science has touched every aspect of business functions today, enabling greater speed, accuracy and improved quality of business decision making. As an inherent part of core business operations, the “people function” hasn’t been immune to this development either.

Keeping it Simple: Driving HR analytics Value in 1 week

Analytics in HR

I attended an HR analytics conference in 2014, and was very impressed by the HR analytics work done in excel by Elouise Leonard-Cross, then of Home Group, in the North-East of England. The Home Group HR team did a great job by keeping things simple. HR Analytics

We’re Taking Off! A New Era Of People Analytics

SuccessFactors

To support this shift, we need to advance our knowledge in people analytics. The same is true for the HR function: by leveraging people analytics, HR can bring more clarity and support into our volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world. Think future: Advanced analytics to predict, simulate, and optimize. HR has often been perceived as being “reactive” – solving issues after they arise.

Why Hiring More HR Analysts Won’t Improve Your Analytics Function

Visier

Great HR leaders excel at finding untapped potential in their people, increasing their efficiency, and maximizing their contribution to the company’s strategic objectives and financial performance. One area where CHROs are focusing on unlocking more value is within their HR analytics function.

How to Develop Data-Analytics Skills in HR

Analytics in HR

The ability to analyze and extract valuable insights from workforce data is an increasingly sought-after skill in HR. But adding data-analytics competency in the HR staff is a challenge. Data Analytics Training Options. Analytics News & Blogs

Using people analytics to get to High-Impact HR

HR Times

High-Impact HR refers to an HR function that helps the business excel in key areas—adapting to market changes, introducing new products and services faster, being more responsive to customer needs, operating efficiently and cost-effectively, and beating the competition.

6 Areas Where People Analytics Can Help HR Get Ahead

Career Metis

According to one recent report , 90% of businesses now say that data and analytics are key to their organization’s digital transformation initiatives. More specifically, HR departments seem to be lagging. Some Additional Benefits of People Analytics.

Summer Reading 2017: 5 Popular HR Analytics Articles You Need to Read Today

Visier

As more organizations climb up the HR analytics maturity curve , we continue to see new success stories coming from data-driven HR leaders who strive to move the needle on business outcomes. Data for the People: How to Use Analytics in Your People Strategy.

5 HR Analyst Job Descriptions – A Brief Analysis

Analytics in HR

There’s a lot of talk about the role of the HR analyst so I thought it would be fun to compare some of the job descriptions out there. I randomly selected 5 HR analyst job openings on LinkedIn and, after removing the company-specific information, posted them below. What I really wanted to know what these requirements are for the HR analyst. In addition, most functions are for juniors. ERG: HR Analyst. Assist in rollout and implementation of HR programs.

Strategically Managing Manufacturing Skills Gaps With Learning Analytics

Visier

If you work in HR for the manufacturing sector, you may be wondering if your company should be following suit: By 2025, over 2 million manufacturing jobs could go unfilled. The post Strategically Managing Manufacturing Skills Gaps With Learning Analytics appeared first on Visier Inc.

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting an HR Analytics Function

Visier

HR leaders recognize that they should be using analytics to support decision making. Since many HR leaders don’t have a good sense of how to get value from analytics , they move it off their plate by passing it to the HR reporting team or to some newly hired data scientist.

Getting Started with People Analytics

Namely

The field of people analytics is constantly exploding with innovation: Wegman's reinvented the annual benefits survey , Google taught us what good managers look like , and many other companies have conducted and written about their internal analytics work.

We’re Taking Off! A New Era Of People Analytics

SAP Innovation

To support this shift, we need to advance our knowledge in people analytics. The same is true for the HR function: by leveraging people analytics, HR can bring more clarity and support into our volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

Workforce Analytics Move Beyond HR

Analytics in HR

Workforce analytics have traditionally focused on HR’s use of them when their value can actually have significant overall business impacts. For example, in Deloitte Consulting’s 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report , 71% of survey participants said their companies consider people analytics a high priority, but only 10% are “very ready” to deal with it. The post Workforce Analytics Move Beyond HR appeared first on Analytics in HR.

The Digitalization Of HR And Its Implications For Workforce Analytics

SuccessFactors

They also suggest that the deepening reliance on enterprise data will incent talent analytics teams to create an ecosystem of partners outside of HR, whose data will enable these teams to provide holistic guidance to the business.