How to Improve C-Suite Visibility by Linking Engagement to Business Outcomes

Ultimate Software

Proper data collection and analysis play a crucial role in today’s organizations, guiding decision makers through difficult decisions and directing overall corporate strategy. Considering human capital typically accounts for anywhere between 50-80% of variable costs within companies, HR departments often face intense pressure to optimize their talent strategies and prove that their efforts improve the bottom line.

Solidifying a Competitive Advantage with Engagement Benchmarking

Ultimate Software

As our exposure to Big Data progresses exponentially, analytics and BI are playing an increasing role in overall corporate strategy. Few departments are exempt from regularly analyzing and reporting metrics to the C-suite, and long-term tracking of this data is invaluable. Benchmarking enables companies to compare organizational metrics with their peers and competitors, confirming strengths and opportunities for improvement. Enter sentiment analysis.

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Ask These 6 Critical Questions to Assess Management Effectiveness

Visier

The people doing the judging are the investors, shareholders, or regulators, and they have a simple set of metrics: profit and growth. While this may be difficult to determine through metrics, a survey of employees will often identify a few people who are the “go to” members of their organization. A general resignation metric — which also incorporates the turnover of poor performing employees — is too broad to support good quality decisions about management.

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Rise of the HR Technology (HRtech) Pro

ConnecTeam

HR professionals are increasingly welcoming of new tech and this has changed the way employee engagement, performance measurement, and data analysis are done. IT departments are not measured by employee recruiting, retention, and engagement metrics. With the right technology (and of course, the right HR manager), corporate strategy, HR strategy and IT strategies are synchronized.

Why Integrated Workforce Planning Is Vital for Business Agility

Workday

Corporate executives have historically viewed the practice of hiring in terms of headcount and cost per hire. This creates a comprehensive and dynamic workforce plan in sync with strategic corporate goals. The remote workforce is here to stay.

SocialChorus’ Webinar with New York Times Digital Guru, Cliff Levy

SocialChorus

A two-time Pulitzer prize winner, he brought his dynamic insight into creating an internal communications strategy for our new multi-channel world. We had three main lessons in our digital transition: Strategy: The Times has both newsroom and corporate strategy teams that synthesize data, analytics, research and competitive analysis to chart a way forward for the company, aligned to our overall goals (such as t he 2020 report ).

2019 Outlook for Finance: Leading through Turbulent Times

Workday

Many CFOs are a bit pessimistic headed into 2019, and I recently read some survey results where almost half of them expected some form of recession to occur by the end of the year or into 2020,” says Betsy Bland, vice president, corporate strategy at Workday. Having the right technology to support your business is critical, says Tim Wakeford, vice president, financials product strategy, EMEA at Workday.

Workday Podcast: Building the World’s Largest Collaborative Data Community

Workday

Brett Hurt, the co-founder and CEO of data.world, talks with Leighanne Levensaler, Workday’s senior vice president, corporate strategy, and managing director and co-head, Workday Ventures, about how the smart use of data changes a company’s culture, the early days of e-commerce, and how data.world has created the world’s largest collaborative data community. And the reality is those metrics were pretty meaningless.

Digitalizing Finance: How CFOs Can Take Part In The Digital Transformation Agenda

SAP Innovation

While this strategy keeps most business areas busy, the finance function is frequently left out. According to the CFO research study “ Thriving in the Digital Economy: Four Reasons Why Finance Is Excited About the Future ,” 60% of finance executives and professionals indicate that they are ill-equipped to produce meaningful business analysis and reporting that can keep up with the pace of change the rest of the company is experiencing.

A new business paradigm

HR Times

What we found, after detailed analysis of the data and many interviews with business leaders, is that businesses today are entering a whole new era of management: one that is focusing on the businesses less as a “company” and more as an “institution,” integrated into the entire social fabric of society. 65 percent of companies surveyed now rate “inclusive growth” as one of their top three goals, eclipsing strategies like “growing market share” or “being the category leader.”.

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Why the Head of Diversity is the Job of the Moment

Linkedin Talent Blog

Reports and data from McKinsey , Deloitte , the Corporate Executive Board , Gartner , Harvard Business Review , and others buttressed the argument that doing the right thing was also doing the right thing for business. I do feel that the corporate world will lead,” Gerri says.

Four Reasons Financial Leaders Are Optimistic About The Future Of Finance

SAP Innovation

While financial professionals still handle traditional areas related to finance, they are increasingly getting involved in departments such as sales, corporate strategy, and business development. Since finance executives manage the metrics of the company, they believe their influence will expand into corporate functions such as procurement, risk management, information technology, and supply chain management.

The Head of Talent Role: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? H&S suggest that: 66% of companies are not satisfied with talent management implementation 60% admit talent management is not part of corporate strategy 57% fear that lack of talent will hinder growth in the near future Only 33% know their companies need for talent in the next 2-4 years Only 25% conduct gap analysis concerning age, qualifications and requirements. People management strategy. strategy.

A new business paradigm

Bersin

What we found, after detailed analysis of the data and many interviews with business leaders, is that businesses today are entering a whole new era of management: one that is focusing on the businesses less as a “company” and more as an “institution,” integrated into the entire social fabric of society. 65 percent of companies surveyed now rate “inclusive growth” as one of their top three goals, eclipsing strategies like “growing market share” or “being the category leader.”.

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The C-Suite Gets an Upgrade

SAP Innovation

By essentially saying that the business and its leader are one and the same, we don’t leave much room for true data-driven strategy. As other top executives also turn to AI to inform their input into corporate strategy, the effect will be amplified across the entire C-suite (collectively known as CXOs). Short-term strategy. Insisting that the entire company take an opt-in approach to such tools is a respectful policy that furthers corporate goals.