Network Analysis Enhances Merger Integration

Organizational Network Analysis (ONA) can be a powerful tool to help leaders improve mergers of legacy organizations. ONA data can reveal ways to speed integration, drive change, create retention and staffing strategies, foster acceptance of change and facilitate cultural integration. Although some ONA analyses produce clear and easily actionable results, others require careful investigation to…

In it for impact – what People Analytics told us about McKinsey’s people

One of the biggest challenges and critiques about employee engagement and satisfaction surveys is that the results can be overwhelming in volume but low on insight. In larger organizations in particular, developing a single survey which caters for all of flavors of what people do can lead to a somewhat convoluted and unstructured set of questions. And…

If Your Company Isn’t Good at Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI

Management teams often assume they can leapfrog best practices for basic data analytics by going directly to adopting artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. But companies that rush into sophisticated artificial intelligence before reaching a critical mass of automated processes and structured analytics can end up paralyzed. They can become saddled with expensive start-up partnerships,…

Workforce Analytics Move Beyond HR

Workforce analytics have traditionally focused on HR’s use of them when their value can actually have significant overall business impacts. Realizing this, more business leaders are demanding insights into workforce dynamics to unearth insights that weren’t apparent before. Businesses often claim that talent is their greatest asset, but they’re not always able to track what’s…

Google Can Predict Whether You’ll Get Hired After 4 Interviews. Here’s How

Thanks to Google, the days of excessive interviews are over. Finding the right candidate for the job can be a challenge. Sometimes, it can feel as though you are looking for a needle in a haystack — and inevitably, the decision needs to be made quickly. When the interviewing process drags on, work is left incomplete, other employees are stressed…