How does Scientific People Analytics compare with other people analytics approaches?

In the final article of this four-part series, Dr Max Blumberg compares the Scientific People Analytics (SPA) to other commonly used people analytics approaches. Which methodology will come out on top? To briefly recap, part 1 of this series demonstrated that unlike marketing and manufacturing, people analytics has been relatively slow to adopt methodologies based on the scientific method.…

Diversity in Tech Across Geography: The Pipeline Opportunity

The Pipeline Problem Another year has passed, and despite major commitments from various firms and monumental efforts by individuals, diversity in tech continues to see a sparsity of meaningful improvement. A common explanation is the pipeline problem. It describes the challenge of hiring members of underrepresented groups for technical roles (women, people of color, veterans,…

The Power Of Holistic HCM

Disparate human capital management (HCM) systems result in disjointed HR processes and fragmented employee information in files, spreadsheets and systems. When employee information is siloed in many different systems, it becomes difficult to access key information, generate reports, meet compliance obligations and ensure the accuracy of data. It also results in a lack of visibility…

15 Data Fallacies to Avoid | An Illustrated Collection of Mistakes People Often Make When Analyzing Data

Recently my team embarked on a mission to make data more accessible and useful to everyone, creating free resources to utilise whilst studying, analyzing and interpreting data. The first resource we created was ‘Data Fallacies to Avoid’, an illustrated collection of mistakes people often make when analyzing data. 1. Cherry Picking The practice of selecting results that…

What excites you about ONA?

Organizational Network Analysis (ONA) is making waves in the HR space. What makes analytics experts excited about ONA? So Organizational Network Analysis or ONA is a subject that a lot of people in analytics teams are investigating at the moment. When I go to conferences and that question is asked, what are you looking at, ONA always comes…

HR Analytics Case Study: Why Expats Quit – and how to Retain them

The labor market is globalizing at high speed. Students are doing foreign exchanges and internships to boost their CVs, young professionals are eagerly applying for international assignments, virtual teams and frequent, long-distance commuting have become mainstream, and intercultural management experiences are these days a requisite to get ahead in corporate life. In sum, people are…