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. We’ll be talking about, you guessed it, data. Of building a data-driven culture?

Salesforce and Tableau: A Merger of Hybrid Skills

Burning Glass Technologies

The newly announced purchase of Tableau by Salesforce brings together two fast-growing companies, but it also merges two of the fastest-growing hybrid skills : data visualization and customer relationship management.

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. When positioned appropriately, the data will speak for itself.

The Judo Of The CDO: The 3 Sutras Of The Modern Information Blackbelt

SAP Innovation

Last week I was grateful to host 35 chief data officers in Palo Alto for the 2 nd annual MIT Chief Data Officer Forum West event. I just marked my two-year anniversary working on MIT’s Chief Data Officer executive committee, helping build their CDO program.

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.

The Judo Of The CDO: The 3 Sutras Of The Modern Information Blackbelt

SAP Innovation

Last week I was grateful to host 35 chief data officers in Palo Alto for the 2 nd annual MIT Chief Data Officer Forum West event. I just marked my two-year anniversary working on MIT’s Chief Data Officer executive committee, helping build their CDO program.

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. Talent analytics is a hot buzzword in HR, but sophisticated algorithms and big-data solutions are many, and choosing the right ones can often the main challenge. The HRtech professional must know how to analyze the data.

How HR Can Impact Business Outcomes 100% of the Time

HR Daily Advisor

Backed by data? HR leaders need to go beyond slicing and dicing HR data and start demonstrating direct connections to business metrics that matter most to executives—and that’s where these recent studies focused.

Looking Ahead: 6 Employer Branding Trends to Watch Out For in 2018

Blu Ivy Group

Less of a requirement for the employer brand to look exactly like the corporate brand. This doesn’t mean that your employer branding strategy will ever be at odds with your corporate strategy – it just means your branding dollars will have more net sum impact.

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. It really is about testing new ideas and analyzing the metrics, which could be open rates and click-through-rates depending on the platform.

2019 Outlook for Finance: Leading through Turbulent Times

Workday

Uncertain Times Require Data Insights. One of the most powerful tools they have is great data. 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. We’re seeing a data break-out.

IDC Releases Top Ten 2016 IT Market Predictions

SAP Innovation

By the end of 2017, two-thirds of the CEOs of global 2000 enterprises will have digital transformation at the center of their corporate strategy.

HR Analytics – HCI Talent Strategy and Workforce Planning conference

Strategic HCM

As well as the books, I’ve been re-reviewing the Human Capital Institute’s recent Talent Strategy and Workforce Planning conference (which I’ve also already posted on here ).

A new business paradigm

Bersin with Deloitte

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.”. People data: How far is too far? The rise of the social enterprise. Posted by Josh Bersin on April 5, 2018.

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A new operating model for talent acquisition

HR Times

That means linking recruitment more closely to overall corporate strategy as well as promoting a smoother ride for candidates through the process. Given the expense, corporate HR is the most likely choice to invest in the talent acquisition products that can make the company stand out.

Looking Ahead: Background Screening Trends

Aurico

And it’s safe to say that background checks in 2014 will be all about data and technology. A dominant trend potentially reshaping the role of HR in the corporate world, relates to the rapid growth of the knowledge economy. Talent acquisition specialists have the ability to exploit their expertise in people, and place themselves at the core of corporate strategy through the use of big data and cutting edge technology.

IDC Releases Top Ten 2016 IT Market Predictions

SAP Innovation

By the end of 2017, two-thirds of the CEOs of global 2000 enterprises will have digital transformation at the center of their corporate strategy.

The Business End of the Learning Stick: A 3 step program to establishing alignment

MapHR

Learning doesn’t drive the corporate strategy, it aligns with the strategy,” Martha Soehren said. For that to be the case, examine the implementation of current learning programs and business goals to aid in the production of an aligned strategy. In the case of Parkland Health and Hospital System, learning goals align with the organizations overall strategy through culture, employee engagement, and patient satisfaction.

The Business Case for Org Chart Software

Pingboard

Searching for the right person or the data required to do a job? Here are four basic steps: Step 1: Align your plan with corporate strategy. The best plans will directly align with the mission, the purpose, and the strategy of the company.

A new operating model for talent acquisition

HR Times

That means linking recruitment more closely to overall corporate strategy as well as promoting a smoother ride for candidates through the process. We found surveyed companies that connected hiring the most with strategy (13 percent of our survey) spent twice as much per new recruit as the companies that were the most reactive (35 percent). By centralizing the employee data, HR was able to move the organization toward an “open market” approach to talent and mobility.

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. Why should executives rethink how finance is engaged in digital transformation strategies? For finance teams, that calls for a skill that handle massive, unstructured data sets to deliver unified, comprehensive, up-to-date information. Even more surprising is its increasing involvement in sales, marketing, and corporate strategy.

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.

6 Tips for Managing Employees through A Reorg

Pingboard

The corporate focus may shift from product to customer, from local to global, from physical stores to a greater online presence. They’re adults and don’t need data sugar coated. Communicate Corporately and Individually. Company reorgs aren’t any fun.

Why It’s So Difficult To Fund Customer Experience Change

SAP Innovation

The reality is that while 90% of executives say that customer experience is central to their strategies and 80% want to use it as a form of differentiation, 86% of these executives do not expect to see a significant uplift in business resulting from it.

The C-Suite Gets an Upgrade

SAP Innovation

So why, in all our enthusiasm for data-driven team efforts, are we still in thrall to the decades-old mystique of the CEO? 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. Patterns in data.

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A new business paradigm

HR Times

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.”. People data: How far is too far? The rise of the social enterprise. Posted by Josh Bersin on April 5, 2018.

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CFO & CHRO: Embracing Digital HR

NGA Human Resources

Finance Director Europe speaks to Michael Custers at NGA HR about how the company plans to build a culture of more streamlined and efficient digital strategies to bring the two departments closer together. And doing it online means transactions in real time, reporting better, analysing data better and achieving greater data integrity so that fewer errors are made. FDE: Do you feel that corporations are doing enough when it comes to embracing digital technology?

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