How HR Is Tapping Into Big Data Analytics—Business School Experts Speak Out

In April 1965, Gordon Moore, one of the co-founders of Intel Corporation, predicted in the journal Electronics that computational processing power would increase year-on-year by a factor of two—later revised in 1975 to occur biennially. 43 years later, his hypothesis still rings true. Indeed, the exponential growth of computer processing since Moore’s Law was incepted has guided…

What HR could learn from Customer Experience – a people insight and analytics approach

87% of organisations cite employee engagement as being one of their top priorities. However, in Gallup’s 2017 global study, they found that only 15% of employees are engaged at work and this figure is believed to be on the decline. One of the most tried and tested means employed by organisations to measure employee engagement is an employee survey.…

Executives Lack a High Hevel of Trust in their Organization’s Data, Analytics, and AI

For many companies, data is the new currency, and analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) are indispensable tools for business success. But a large majority of senior executives don’t have a high level of trust in the way their organization uses data, analytics, or AI, according to a new report from tax and advisory firm KPMG International. The firm surveyed 2,190 global…

You Don’t Have to Be a Data Scientist to Fill This Must-Have Analytics Role

It’s no secret that organizations have been increasingly turning to advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve decision making across business processes—from research and design to supply chain and risk management. Along the way, there’s been plenty of literature and executive hand-wringing over hiring and deploying ever-scarce data scientists to make this happen. Certainly,…

People analytics can now become a strategic competitive advantage

Companies have been trying to measure their people for many decades. Fredrick Taylor, an industrial engineer, started this trend in 1911 when he published his report Scientific Management, which studied the movement and behavior of factory workers in steel mills. Since then companies have deployed thousands of engagement surveys, studied the characteristics of top leaders, done countless…