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.Read More
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.Read More
David presents his first monthly collection of 2019 in what proves to be a bumper issue, which reflects the growth and depth in the people analytics field. Selections include landmark research by Accenture on the link between gaining trust and realising the opportunity afforded by new workplace technologies and people analytics. Also featured is the latest research by Josh Bersin as well as articles covering: strategic workforce planning, diversity, employee engagement and ONA plus several articles penned by people analytics leaders. Dive in and enjoy…Read More
July was a momentous month in terms of both the quality and quantity of people analytics articles. As such, I’ve extended my usual collection of my ten favourite articles to twelve this month as well as highlighting the best podcasts and videos from July.Read More
Last month I highlighted that people analytics had emerged as the joint top trend in the Deloitte 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report. This signal that people analytics has now properly ‘arrived’ continued to grow in May, first as data featured prominently as part of the superb UNLEASH show in Las Vegas (see my key takeaways article). Further reinforcement also came with the publication of the HR Open Source (#HROS) Future of Work ReportRead More
One of the most exciting trends in people analytics is the rapid growth of Organisational Network Analysis (ONA), which whilst not new is witnessing a resurgence thanks to developments in technology, new ways of working and changing business requirements.
When I meet with people analytics leaders, ONA regularly crops up in the conversation as one of the techniques that they have either already begun to use or plan to deploy within their organisations.Read More
The recent 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report from Deloitte highlighted the rising importance of people data and analytics to organisations in Asia Pacific. Figure 1 highlights the top 10 trends in the APAC region, with People Data ranking as the fourth most important trend (it ranked second globally). The study shows that 89% of respondents (the global figure was 85%) believe that people data is important or very important, but that only 38% (42% globally) believe that their organisations are ready or very ready in this category.Read More
February began in the sun of San Francisco and ended in the snow of the South of England. It’s been a month of contrasts!
As interest in and adoption of people analytics continues to rise and as the discipline continues to broaden and deepen, the range of subjects written on people analytics continues to diversify.Read More