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.

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. HRIS data. Absence data.

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[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.

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.

Up Your Analytics Game: How to Empower People to Take Action

Speaker: Tom Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management, Babson College

Join top-ranked analyst and bestselling author of Competing on Analytics, Tom Davenport, to learn how analytics technology provides Financial Services HR professionals with unique insights that create strategic value.

Is “HR Analytics” an Oxymoron?

China Gorman

Still Under Construction: The State of HR Analytics 2016 , conducted and published by the New Talent Management Network , has some compelling data about how HR functions are deploying higher level analytics and how successful they are in deriving actionable insights. According to the report , the perceived revolution in human resources inspired by the promise of relevance through data-driven insights is largely unrealized. Backstabbing Data. “It

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.

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?’

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? The race to adopt people analytics is heating up: according to the Bersin by Deloitte HR Technology Disruptions for 2018 report , “people analytics is now a must-have discipline within HR and business.”. But, as more and more HR organizations grow their analytics function, I’ve noticed that not all journeys are the same.

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. As more data is collected through new platforms and tools, HR professionals can identify where employee turnover is spiking and why, correlate hiring data with employee performance or demonstrate the influence of engagement on workforce productivity. But adding data-analytics competency in the HR staff is a challenge.

5 Top Benefits of HR Predictive Analytics

XBInsight

The growing technological capabilities to capture, track and measure talent-related data have presented tremendous opportunities to better combine the scientific and the human aspect of HR to build a workforce that is efficient and high performing.

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. For all of the business insights HR data promises to provide—predicting performance, boosting engagement, improving succession—there are as many questions about how to implement a data program in the first place. We sat down with Josh Bersin , principal and founder of leading HR research firm Bersin by Deloitte, for some Analytics 101.

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. The same could be said – most recently – for the terms, “workforce analytics,” “talent analytics,” and other variants of this. What is HR Transformation? Numbers behind HR – benchmarking & analytics.

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. 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?

Could HR be the most data driven function?

HR Digest

If you analyze functions like finance, IT, and marketing you will find common drivers of success. They include: people, data-driven analytical decision-making, and showing how their actions directly impact strategic goals at the end of the day. Historically, HR executives and practitioners have faced insurmountable challenges from lack of data. Obviously, most HR functions are yet to make a major shift to the high business impact approach.

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The HR Analytics Management Cycle

Analytics in HR

I started my research into HR analytics over a year ago. After a careful review of the growing – but limited – existing literature on HR analytics, I bumped into a substantial lack of clarity across HR and management scholarship, and by so-called HR analytics experts in the industry. or in statistics and mathematics, but rarely in General Business or HR. Do we need a more rounded training in HR metrics? HR Analytics

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? Unfortunately, HR leaders are frequently so busy that most haven’t found the time to realize that “The War For The Future of HR” is already over, and “data analytics” has won! The Business World Has Changed and HR Can’t Afford to Lag Behind. And that approach served HR executives well.

3 examples of how people analytics making HR data-driven

NGA Human Resources

People analytics is maturing fast. The past few years have seen a staggering growth in the adoption of people analytics for companies around the world, ranging from 45% to 120%. Organizations no longer see people analytics as separate from HR, but as an integral part of HR. Data-savvy HR professionals are seen as key enablers and companies are increasingly investing in training them to become more data-driven. How HR made customers happy.

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. While commentary on the rise of workforce analytics is in abundance, there is still very little discussion on the practical approaches HR can take to make a real impact. So how can practitioners take advantage of analytics’ potential?

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.

Davos and HR Data

China Gorman

Davos” gets lots of press, but the ongoing work of the organization provides a trove of data, analysis and information for any leader, in any organization, anywhere in the world. The analysis in the report is from a survey of CHROs, other CXOs as well as functional HR leaders representing 13 million employees in 15 developed and emerging economies. A total of 371 companies from 9 broad industry groupings are represented in the data. Make use of data analytics.

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When People Analytics grows up

Analytics in HR

When People Analytics grows up it adds value. It’s so obvious that you don’t have to spend a lot of time explaining it (and if you really have to, refer to Josh Bersin’s paper “ People Analytics: Here with a Vengeance “). Once CHROs have had a top-notch People Analytics shop, they can’t imagine not having one. The Toddler People Analytics Team. Next, you clarify basic definitions and data sources (i.e.

The onus, or bonus, of human analytics?

Benify

As Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg’s highly publicized congressional testimony in April 2018 confirms all too well, and somewhat uneasily depending on who you ask, companies that work with big sets of personal data know far too much about each and every one us, and make a lot of money doing it. So how can this be applied to HR? People analytics in HR is undergoing a seismic shift. In other words, there is still a lot fruit to pick in human analytics.

Prediction 7: HR will help every employee lead a better work life using data and analytics

HR Times

HR has recently come to embrace people analytics (PA). More than 85 percent of the companies surveyed for our latest High-Impact People Analytics study 1 have developed their PA capabilities beyond the most rudimentary level. Scaling to new heights of people analytics.

HR Data Analytics: The Right Tools for Data-Driven Decisions

Paychex

There are many potential benefits when it comes to using HR data analytics at your business. Read on to discover how companies are using these insights to drive business decisions related to recruiting, time and attendance, benefits, and other HR functions

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. In the last eight months I have met with a variety of HR, talent, and learning leaders to understand more about how their organizations seek out, develop, and leverage these types of individuals.

10 Reasons To Shift To A Data-Driven High Business Impact HR Model

Visier

At first glance, senior HR executives might take that top ranking as a positive thing. As a result of being the top challenge for such a long period of time, it is clear that CEOs and board members fully understand the value of Human Capital, but they have also learned to expect a higher rate of strategic change than most HR functions have been able to deliver. HR Can’t Become A High Business Impact Function Unless It Adds Analytic Capabilities.

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We’re Only Human 53: How to Partner with Your Talent Analytics Team

UpstartHR

Organizations that have analytics talent, whether it’s a dedicated team or just a single data-loving person within the HR function, often struggle with how to leverage the expertise they bring to the table. Talent Management Consultant, and Hal Halbert, Reporting Manager, to talk about how the HR/talent function can align and work with the analytics team. .

Big HR Data By Any Other Name

China Gorman

I’m mindful of Laurie Ruettimann’s blog post from a couple of weeks ago wherein she put it straight out: HR Research Isn’t Research, It’s Marketing. She ends her post with this: Remember — today’s HR research is marketing, wrapped up in survey data, presented for consumption as sales collateral. HR professionals all over the world know this. Not a bad thing for HR professionals. I’m interested that some of those uncomfortable people are other than HR people.

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People Analytics: New Opportunities And Common Challenges

SuccessFactors

The magical words are people analytics. People analytics are empowering organizations to create transparency, gain a better understanding of employee needs, and react more quickly to changing situations. Therefore, it’s not a surprise that the interest in people analytics is booming. Numerous studies show that data-driven organizations with advanced people analytics functions outperform other companies in financial metrics.

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

TLNT: The Business of HR

Still Under Construction: The State of HR Analytics 2016 , conducted and published by the New Talent Management Network , has some compelling data about how HR functions are deploying higher level analytics and how successful they are in deriving actionable insights. HR Insights Strategic HR Talent Management analytics Featured metrics

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.

People Analytics: New Opportunities And Common Challenges

SuccessFactors

The magical words are people analytics. People analytics are empowering organizations to create transparency, gain a better understanding of employee needs, and react more quickly to changing situations. Therefore, it’s not a surprise that the interest in people analytics is booming. Numerous studies show that data-driven organizations with advanced people analytics functions outperform other companies in financial metrics.

Why Extend HR Data to Business Leaders?

Visier

If your job is to run an HR function, you likely encounter this challenge on a regular basis: It is often the managers and department heads who make decisions that impact the results of key programs, such as retention and recruitment. And these decisions can bring negative or suboptimal results for the organization when made without data. As described by analyst firm Bersin by Deloitte , “[Business leaders] should be able to retrieve data on their own.

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A Journey towards a Bare Bones HR Analytics Infrastructure 

Analytics in HR

It goes without saying that the role of data in the HR function has grown substantially in the last decade, and will continue to do so for decades to come. In an ideal world, an HR professional should be able to access data that are: Fresh (recently updated) Clean (consistent application of definitions) Explorable (able to be filtered and pivoted to the specific use case). One product I started exploring was Azure Data Factory / Pipelines. HR Analytics

People analytics, is the honeymoon over?

Analytics in HR

It may not feel like it, but people analytics has been in a lovely honeymoon period. Over a number of years, vendors and the press convinced everyone from the CHRO to the Board that it made sense to invest in analytics. As a result, people were hired to do analytics and investments were made in technologies that were bought, in part, based on how good the analytics would be once they were in place. You may be able to show you have much cleaner data.

How Analytics with HR Software Can Help Your Organization

Digital HR Tech

When we say analytics or workforce analytics, most people picture gigantic rows and columns of data that is too hard to collect and analyze, and therefore too much of an effort for them to take up. Moreover, they might not be sure of the usefulness of the analytics, and its added value for the organization. All of this has come to make organizations wary of using analytics. So, don’t worry about the mounds of data – you have help there.