10 reflections from the Wharton People Analytics Conference

10 reflections from the Wharton People Analytics Conference

David provides his reflections on the recent Wharton People Analytics Conference in Philadelphia, which featured the likes of Richard Thaler, Allyson Felix, Marcus Buckingham and Deloitte's CEO Cathy Engelbert along with the Wharton team of Adam Grant, Cade Massey and Laura Zarrow. The topics covered in Philadelphia were diverse with three themes coming to the fore: Diversity and Inclusion, Organisational Network Analysis and Nudges.

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Is there a Relationship Between Human Capital Data and Financial Outcomes?

Is there a Relationship Between Human Capital Data and Financial Outcomes?

In this fascinating article Ben Zweig explores the impact that human capital has on the value of an organisation. He discusses how the possibility of gathering large scale web data has allowed data vendors like Thinkum to provide organisations with the ability to analyse new relationships that were not previously considered such as the linkages between human capital and financial outcomes.

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What is the impact of AI on HR?

What is the impact of AI on HR?

In the myHRfuture online training course An Introduction to AI and the Future of Work, Ian Bailie and Soumyasanto Sen help us break down the hype around artificial intelligence, automation and augmentation and understand the effect it is actually having on HR. In this instructional video and blog post, Ian gives an overview of the four key areas that AI is disrupting and where it’s having the biggest impact on the HR function.

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The best HR and People Analytics articles of March 2019

The best HR and People Analytics articles of March 2019

In his collection of articles for March, David brings together a host of examples of how people analytics and data has become a core foundation of the reimagination of HR. There are the latest reports from IBM (on the impact of AI on D&I), McKinsey/MIT (on the revolution in performance management) and myHRfuture (on the HR Skills for the Future). The article of the month comes from Dave Ulrich, and there are other articles from the likes of Stacia Garr, Josh Bersin, Jordan Pettman, Dawn Klinghoffer, Katarina Berg and a must-watch video from Andy Spence on the role of Blockchain in HR.

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3 Challenges for People Analytics from Adam Grant

3 Challenges for People Analytics from Adam Grant

David looks ahead to what’s in store at the Wharton People Analytics Conference, which takes place in Philadelphia this week, as well as reflecting on Adam Grant’s closing remarks from last year’s conference. Grant outlined three challenges for the people analytics community to think about: (i) bringing your data to life to challenge intuition, (ii) researching the importance of sequencing, and (iii) studying the effect of our behaviour on others.

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What are the HR Skills of the Future?

What are the HR Skills of the Future?

In their latest report Jonathan Ferrar, David Green and Ian Bailie analyse the skills and knowledge areas that HR professionals and their stakeholders consider to be critical to HR’s ability to adapt to a data-driven and digital age, and prepare their organisations for the future of work. The findings from their research has been published in our '2019 HR Skills of the Future' report.

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People Analytics for Good

People Analytics for Good

In his latest Expert Interview, David speaks to Dawn Klinghoffer, Head of People Analytics at Microsoft, about the critical role of employee trust in creating and sustaining an advanced people analytics function. Discover the three core pillars of trust and learn about an example of a people analytics project at Microsoft that provided demonstrable value to employees.

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Is it possible to show the Business Value of Employee Experience?

Is it possible to show the Business Value of Employee Experience?

In this article Volker Jacobs, CEO of the TI People, breaks down the clear line of sight that can be drawn between Employee Experience and Business Value, through the CxHR model that the TI People co-created with 30 other organisations. He examines the importance of creating engaging experiences at the ‘Moments of Truth’ and an effortless experience of HR can potentially lead to more engaged employees, higher adoption of HR technology and an increase in productivity.

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The role of People Analytics and ONA in Enterprise Collaboration

The role of People Analytics and ONA in Enterprise Collaboration

David speaks to Arun Sundar and several senior HR leaders in Asia-Pacific on how “Social Capital” can be leveraged to enhance collaboration within organisations and consequently drive improvements in business performance and team cohesion as well as a better employee experience. The article covers applications of passive ONA and is the third-part of a series of articles focusing on people analytics in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Building a Talent Assessment and Development framework to support Workforce Planning

Building a Talent Assessment and Development framework to support Workforce Planning

In the myHRfuture Academy online training course Getting Started with Workforce Planning, Al Adamsen provides a solid foundation to the principles behind workforce planning, while detailing how to create a strategic workforce plan for your organisation. In this instructional video and blog post, Al gives a brief overview of the 10 dimensions of the Talent Assessment and Development framework and how this framework can support your Workforce Planning process.


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