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…

HR Analytics: Who’s Fooling Who?

I’m going to argue here that many organisations using HR analytics to improve their people programmes are fooling themselves. Let me explain: evidence-based HR analytics relies on a model something like this: HR programme –> Competencies –> Employee performance –> Org performance That is, you invest in workforce programmes to increase employee competencies (“the how”)…

Deloitte Research: How Successful Organizations Use People Analytics to Drive Decision-Making

Whether you are examining your sales pipeline, the success of a marketing campaign, or employee retention, data and analytics are essential for business decision-making. Despite this, many companies still overlook people analytics when it comes to solving complex business problems. According to the High-Impact People Analytics industry study by Bersin by Deloitte, organizations that use people…