Posts in People Analytics
How can HR support Business Disruption?

In this video clip and transcript from this week’s Digital HR Leaders podcast, David Green speaks with Nick Holley, Director of Learning at the CRF. Nick has extensive experience, not only in researching key trends in HR, he also works with major global businesses and has a background in senior HR roles as a partner at Arthur Andersen and a Director of Global People Development at Vodafone.

In this extract from our discussion, Nick and I discuss how HR can support the Business when it comes to organisational development and disruption in the business itself. If you’re interested in learning more about how HR can become more business relevant, then I urge you to watch this video with Nick.

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How to Use Advanced Techniques in People Analytics Projects

In this video clip and transcript from this week’s Digital HR Leaders podcast, David Green talks to Eden Britt (Group Head of People Analytics and Chief Data Officer for HR at HSBC) about some of the work that he has been doing at HSBC in Organisational Network Analysis (ONA), in using Glassdoor data to understand internal and external trends in employee engagement, and how he is using Natural Language Processing (NLP) at the bank. Eden outlines some great practical examples of how HSBC is experimenting with advanced techniques and using Python in their People Analytics projects.

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The best HR and People Analytics articles of May 2019

In his round-up of the best data-driven HR and people analytics articles for May, David features a slew of articles on how data can help understand, shape and improve employee experience. Articles are also featured on how people data can support initiatives around leadership, organisational development, learning and performance. There’s also a special on the increased use of AI in HR and the ramifications, and guidance on how to build and scale a people analytics function.

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How to be the CEO of a Culture First company

How do you create a Culture First company, and how do you measure your progress against a backdrop of greater employee expectations, rapid advances in technology and changing work models? Also, given the increasingly turbulent times in which we live, how do you adapt and evolve your company culture?

That’s the topic of this week’s podcast and this video clip from this week’s interview with Didier Elzinga, CEO and Founder of Culture Amp.

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How to make HR more Evidence Based

With 69% of large organisations now having a people analytics team, interest in the topic has never been higher. But how do you actually drive business performance with people data and how can we make HR more evidence based?

The guest on this' week’s podcast is Edward Houghton, Head of Research and Thought Leadership at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, or the CIPD, where he has been the lead author on a number of landmark studies on analytics, measurement, metrics and impact evaluation. In the podcast we cover a number of topics, but one in particular that we focus on is the topic of evidence-based management, which is the topic of this article.

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The best HR and People Analytics articles of April 2019

In his collection of data-driven articles from April, David highlights the 2019 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report as a sign that people analytics is entering a ‘Golden Age’. The Article of the Month sees Amit Mohindra compare the growth of people analytics to that of quantum physics in the first 30 years of the 20th Century. There are specials on behavioural economics and diversity as well as articles from the likes of Dave Ulrich, Jonathan Ferrar, Josh Bersin, Peter Cappelli and Laszlo Bock. Watch out too for case studies from Amazon, Google and Capital One.

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How can you scale People Analytics in a Global Organisation?

In his latest Expert Interview, David speaks to Guru Sethupathy, Head of People Analytics at Capital One, about his journey transforming and growing the People Analytics function. Guru shares some of the key learnings they have experienced over the past two years along with how and why you should you build a centre of excellence for People Analytics.

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What are the questions you should ask in a People Analytics project?

In this bitesized learning video, taken from our online training course, How to Use Statistics in your People Analytics projects, Ben Teusch takes us through the purpose of People Analytics and the key questions that can be leveraged at the beginning of any People Analytics project to maximise its success and ensure you are answering the right questions.

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How can I be more successful at People Analytics?

In this article Jonathan Ferrar outlines a common challenge that is frequently experienced by People Analytics leaders - Identifying value in People Analytics Projects. Leveraging the Nine Dimensions in People Analytics Model to support many clients navigate this challenge has led Jonathan to identify seven questions that People Analytics leaders should be asking themselves to ensure they’re on the right path to success. He also provides access to short survey that will help you identify your current level of excellence in People Analytics.

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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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