The Six Skills for People Analytics Success

Visier

Jonathan Ferrar is a respected consultant, speaker, and author in HR strategy, workforce analytics, and the Future of Work. The leader of any workforce analytics team has one of the most exciting and demanding jobs in the business – and especially in the Human Resources function.

Which Comes First: Management or Analytics Software?

Visier

As CEO of Visier, a company that helps business leaders use data to answer critical questions, the dynamic that I find myself ruminating about most is management and analytics software. The answer is analytics, and here’s why. paying the bill, issuing the invoice, shipping the product).

12 Days of HCM – #2 HCM Analytics

Ultimate Software

The Future of HCM Analytics. Analytics aren’t just for statisticians anymore. There’s growing buzz for analytics in HCM. For HR leaders embracing analytics in 2016, we predict a more productive year. HCM analytics are key to unlocking these troves.

The 4 Elements of Analytics Storytelling

Visier

Here’s how to use those four elements to help tell your analytics story. Will it make them more productive? By doing this, you’ll wrap up your analytics story and leave your audience feeling confident on your course of action and strategy for the future.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

What questions should you prepare for product demos? products and services you sell. Analytics and Reporting A robust analytics engine with pre-built and customizable reports that help you identify.

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

The Era of Workforce Analytics. The desire to explore the relationships between metrics and know with certainty what levers are pulling workforce trends has ushered in the era of Workforce Analytics (a.k.a. ‘HR HR analytics’ or ‘talent analytics’).

Analytics Must Be HR’s Top Priority To Be Strategic

Visier

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 remaining critical strategic HR metrics should be: Workforce productivity (i.e.

How To Make Your Products Successful

Get Hppy

Most organizations take products too seriously. They have a culture that believes their products convey value and stress features, cool technology and price as the reasons why people should buy from them. A product – centric strategy and organizational culture is severely flawed.

The Value of HR Analytics: Why Every Company Should Be A Quantified Organization

Visier

Since joining Visier, I’ve been thinking a lot about the value of workforce analytics. In fact, a consistent finding from the annual Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey (which I managed for 16 years) was that “ organizations with workforce analytics outperform.”. Manager Access to Analytics.

Reinventing HR Management with People Analytics

EmployeeConnect

The shift however, is now upon using people analytics to measure and gain isight into what truly matters and, how to move it. What is People Analytics? Think of people analytics as “evidence-based decision making”. That right there is decision making driven by data analytics. So why should we look towards People Analytics? Helps pinpoint the root causes of problems – People analytics has allowed for the root cause of problems to be identified.

It’s About More Than HR: Analytics Learnings from Tom Davenport and Dr. John Sullivan

Visier

The underlying theme tying their two presentations together was that in order for HR to be successful with analytics, it’s necessary to connect HR goals (or your people strategy) to organizational goals (the business strategy). The eras are: Analytics 1.0: Artisanal Analytics.

Increasing Employee Productivity [INFOGRAPHIC]

nettime solutions

It’s important to be able to forecast effectively so you’re able to streamline your workflow productivity levels. Having a clear understanding of your labor analytics can help you identify your staffing needs when and where you need them.

People Analytics Summit Canada Review

HR Gazette

Rob Catalano had the pleasure of attending the 3 rd People Analytics Canada Summit this week in Toronto. The level of research and data analytics required to find a competitive advantage is mind blowing. People Analytics Geeks unite!

HR Analytics – The “GPS” of True HR Transformation

Visier

The same could be said – most recently – for the terms, “workforce analytics,” “talent analytics,” and other variants of this. These include: Setting the global HR strategy: requires change analytics capabilities. Numbers behind HR – benchmarking & analytics.

Reducing Risk, Optimizing Productivity in the Finance/Insurance Industry – #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

Here are four ways advanced human capital management (HCM) technology can realize business goals for finance and insurance organizations in 2018, and in the years ahead: Optimize employee productivity.

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

The Era of Workforce Analytics. The desire to explore the relationships between metrics and know with certainty what levers are pulling workforce trends has ushered in the era of Workforce Analytics (a.k.a. ‘HR HR analytics’ or ‘talent analytics’).

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.

Applying Domain Expertise to Big Data Analytics

Visier

Despite years of hype, development, and openhanded spending, big data and business analytics haven’t lived up to their massive potential. I believe it’s because of their unique and innovative approach to business—and more specifically, human resources—analytics.

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Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

How People Analytics Can Help You Drive a High-Performing Culture

CultureIQ

When Lazlo Block left his position as Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google, he did it with a bang: “The future of HR lies with data science,” he said, and promptly launched a stealth startup that will focus on people analytics. People Analytics

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

Visier

One area where CHROs are focusing on unlocking more value is within their HR analytics function. Traditionally, HR analytics teams are seen as report-generators. While it may sound simple, many HR analytics teams are inundated with requests for reports and cannot keep up with demand.

What Employee Analytics Won't Tell You

nettime solutions

Many businesses are reaping the benefits from employee data analytics. Metrics are often what motivate and drive companies to target and pursue new audiences, products, and services. What many businesses are beginning to focus on in addition to performance is employee analytics.

How to Use Google Analytics to Measure Mobile Recruiting

ExactHire HR Trends

This isn’t a beginner’s guide to understanding analytics; however, even if you are new to recruitment analytics I encourage you to read this post for its tips for using Google Analytics to measure mobile recruiting activity. Google Analytics Mobile Recruitment Resource.

Fact or Hype: Validating Predictive People Analytics and Machine Learning

Visier

Expect too little attrition, and you’ll fall behind on hiring and workforce productivity will drop. Why Building Predictive Workforce Analytics is Challenging. Overall, the biggest challenge is that most predictive analytics capabilities available today are in their infancy.

Fact or hype: Do predictive workforce analytics actually work?

Visier

When determining the validity of our predictive analytics capabilities, customer data analyzed was anonymized. A full accounting needs to extend beyond hiring and training to include separation, productivity, and lost knowledge. Why is proving that predictive analytics work so hard?

Moving from HR Reports to HR Analytics in Asia

EmployeeConnect

Businesses and boardrooms around the globe have long been aware of the importance of big data analytics, visualization of first-hand information and trend predictions – all keys to outrun your competition and to manage risks before they really happen. There are many expensive business intelligence software products available on the market right now and we can anticipate the number to grow as time goes by. Analytics HR Tech Technology

The Basics of Big Data, HR Analytics & Predictive Analytics

SMD

There are lots of words and concepts floating around the HR world these days that are new or different from the traditional approach – ones like “big data,” “HR analytics,” and “predictive analytics.” Connection to Analytics: Underlying all the big data talk is the concept of analytics.

Fact or Hype: Validating Predictive People Analytics and Machine Learning

Visier

Expect too little attrition, and you’ll fall behind on hiring and workforce productivity will drop. Why Building Predictive Workforce Analytics is Challenging. Overall, the biggest challenge is that most predictive analytics capabilities available today are in their infancy.

The 3 Key Metrics in HR Predictive Analytics

HR Bartender

For the past few years, every HR related trends post included predictive analytics. So, what exactly are predictive analytics? Predictive analytics offer insights into the future. Why should HR pay attention to predictive analytics? Neither are predictive analytics.

Leveraging HR Analytics: Better Productivity From Some Telltale Donut Bags

TLNT: The Business of HR

Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from the book It’s All About Bob (bie): Strategies For Winning With Your Employees , published by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated.

How Foot Locker Can Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

The Era of Foot Locker Workforce Analytics. The desire to explore the relationships between metrics and know with certainty what levers are pulling workforce trends has ushered in the era of Workforce Analytics (a.k.a. ‘HR HR analytics’ or ‘talent analytics’).

What You Need To Know To Be Productive At Work (Infographic)

15Five

From Lifehacking to Productivity Hacking , everyone is looking for ways to be more efficient and productive at work and at life. The infographic below offers insight into how to guarantee a productive workspace, supported by scientific studies.

Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Visier

Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, states that in the industrial sector, people, machines, systems, logistics, and products are communicating and collaborating with one another – a revolution known as industry 4.0.

Why I don’t really like the whole analytics and big data thing in HR

What is Paul Thinking

It’s been something in the back of mind, wound tight, ready to spring with the right trigger – the feeling this whole mad, headlong rush into big data and predictive analytics for HR isn’t right. I’m no Vizzini missing the point on what big data and predictive analytics mean.

HR Is About to Get an Analytics Makeover

TalentCulture

Many company departments rely on analytics for decisions they make and strategies they implement. Through using analytics and data, these departments can get a better idea of what their customers and clients need or are looking for. With proper analytics, you could see this coming.

How Workforce Analytics Helps Prevent Another Bad Hire

Visier

A bad hire can cost as high as five times the annual salary for that role — not just from the turnover, but also lower productivity, a damaged employer brand, lower employee engagement, and higher manager time spent on mitigating underperformance.