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.

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.

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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!

Guide to Lean Hiring

overall productivity by eliminating wasted steps and periods of. compliance and producing measurable analytics. Do you wish you had better recruiting analytics reports?

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.

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.

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.

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 definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Recruiting analytics that measure KPIs such as the stage-to-stage. Lastly, the analytics built into such recruiting software is designed. product demos. product demos, at least insist on an initial phone call with a sales person. Set up a product.

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.

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.

Five HR Analytics Terms You Need to Know

SuccessFactors

The sheer volume of information HR analytics can bring to the table has moved HR practitioners from an out-of-sight, out-of-mind, back-room business function to a major player when it comes to company goal-setting and overall planning. Five HR analytics terms you need to know.

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.

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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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’).

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.

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.

Why Do Companies Use Predictive Analytics

New to HR

Predictive Analytics is the use of data, machine learning techniques, and statistical algorithms that predict future outcomes based on previous data. The team can now forecast the impact of for example, company policies on productivity and the bottom line performance of employees.

How to Fix a Flawed Retention Program by Climbing the Analytics Ladder

Visier

For HR teams to climb out of the metrics trap and realize their full strategic potential, they need to get past the first rung of the analytics ladder — descriptive analytics — and move up to exploratory, predictive, and guided analytics. Descriptive Analytics: The First Rung.

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.

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.

Five HR Analytics Terms You Need to Know

TalentCulture

The sheer volume of information HR analytics can bring to the table has moved HR practitioners from an “out of sight out of mind” back room business function, to a major player when it comes to company goal setting and overall planning. Five HR Analytics Terms You Need to Know.

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

Manage Productivity Levels With Time & Attendance Software

nettime solutions

Managing productivity levels can be aggravating. Is it possible to prevent or extinguish factors that weaken employee motivation and can decrease productivity levels? labor analytics business growth scheduling cloud-based

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.

People Analytics: Tapping into a Powerful Resource

TalentCulture

HR has relied on the use of data and analytics for years but has only recently begun to embrace people analytics. Defined as using a data-driven approach to inform your people practices, programs and processes, people analytics is a powerful resource for HR.

How to Fix a Flawed Retention Program by Climbing the Analytics Ladder

Visier

For HR teams to climb out of the metrics trap and realize their full strategic potential, they need to get past the first rung of the analytics ladder — descriptive analytics — and move up to exploratory, predictive, and guided analytics. Descriptive Analytics: The First Rung.

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

HR Leaders: The Value of Climbing the Analytics Ladder

TalentCulture

For HR teams to climb out of the metrics trap and realize their full strategic potential, they need to get past the first rung of the analytics ladder — descriptive analytics — and move up to exploratory, predictive, and guided analytics. Descriptive Analytics: The First Rung.

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.

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.

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.

Understanding One Source of Truth for Analytics

Workday

Our customers told us that the legacy approach to analytics was broken , with transactions separated from analytics systems. Why We Built Transactions, Analytics, and User Experience on One Platform. Technology Innovation analytics one source of truth power of one

Talent Analytics: A Crystal Ball For Your Workforce?

TalentCulture

We’ve been listening to the buzz around Big Data and Talent Analytics for a couple of years now. Hard numbers helped build those rosters: no one’s gotten to be a star midfielder or striker without awesome stats, one of the original forms of Talent Analytics, when you think about it.

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.

Making Quicker, More Informed Decisions With Predictive Analytics

SuccessFactors

Thought leaders and subject matter experts have been saying for quite some time that the future of analytics and Big Data is predictive analytics. However, the ability to predict the future with a high level of confidence via the combination of Big Data and next-generation analytics solutions is truly here to stay. It offers a great example of making more informed decisions with predicative analytics and leveraging innovation for business transformation.

Convert to a Point System – a Simple and Effective Employee Productivity Tool

nettime solutions

From a management perspective you can regulate your employees’ productivity levels with an effective point system. Rewarding and deducting points also gives you the ability to motivate an employee to stay productive during business hours.

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.

Making Analytics More User-Friendly

HRE's The Leader Board

John Boudreau, a noted HR thought leader, author and professor and research director at USC’s Marshall School of Business and Center for Effective Organizations, has some advice for HR leaders in a recent Harvard Business Review article: make analytics more user-friendly. ” So what can HR leaders do to help organizations use analytics more effectively? understand that the analytics have specific implications for improving their own decisions and actions.