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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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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10 Insights from SHRM Tech Dubai

10 Insights from SHRM Tech Dubai

David Green was the MC of the inaugural SHRM Tech EMEA conference in Dubai at the end of February, where he also spoke on how ONA is helping drive business value. Here are David’s key takeaways from the event which feature the likes of Mark Levy, Jason Averbook, Anna Tavis and Rana Askoul, covers topics ranging from Employee Experience, HR Technology, the Future of Work and People Analytics and looks at how this is shaping the future of HR.

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The best HR & People Analytics articles of January 2019

The best HR & People Analytics articles of January 2019

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…

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How do you manage data privacy in People Analytics?

How do you manage data privacy in People Analytics?

We had the opportunity to catch up with Ben Waber from Humanyze at the Tucana People Analytics conference and ask him about his thoughts on managing data privacy when collecting activity data on employees and is the “hype” about artificial intelligence justified? Check out the video of his interview in this blog post, as well as the transcript from our discussion.

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6 steps to ethically sound people analytics

6 steps to ethically sound people analytics

No organisation can build a sustainable, successful people analytics function without clear understanding of what it should and shouldn’t do. Data ethics is the compass for all analytics work. An Insight222 survey with 57 companies* shows the extent of the challenge: 81% of companies report that their workforce analytics projects were sometimes or often jeopardised by data ethics/privacy concerns. In this post, Dirk Petersen reviews how organisations can ensure that they have an ethics charter in place for their People Analytics projects.

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The best HR & People Analytics articles of October 2018

The best HR & People Analytics articles of October 2018

In this month’s edition, David selects articles covering the breadth of people analytics including articles on: how to create a data-driven culture, organisational network analysis, ethics, advice from people analytics leaders and the role of people analytics in the future of work. Authors include Nigel Guenole and Sheri Feinzig, Lexy Martin, Josh Bersin, Rosa Lee, Amit Mohindra and Gustavo Canton. Dive in and enjoy!

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The best HR & People Analytics articles of September 2018

The best HR & People Analytics articles of September 2018

In this month’s edition, David selects articles by authors including Ben Waber, Francesca Gino, Jonathan Ferrar, Laura Stevens, John Sumser, Stacia Sherman Garr and Josh Bersin. Subjects covered include the latest trends in people analytics, ethics, organisational network analysis, the importance of curiosity, employee wellness and continual listening. There is news too about Insight222, PAFOW, the official launch of Humu and another acquisition by LinkedIn. Dive in and enjoy!

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The best HR & People Analytics articles of April 2018

The best HR & People Analytics articles of April 2018

April was a momentous month both personally for me and also, I believe for the field of people analytics too.

From a personal perspective, I left IBM to go out on my own, launched my new website and blog (where the next monthly collection of articles will be published - please feel free to subscribe here) as well as gladly accepted board advisor roles with Insight222 (see here) and TrustSphere (here).

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The best HR & People Analytics articles of March 2018

The best HR & People Analytics articles of March 2018

The blanket news coverage and general opprobrium following the expose of the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data breach was a good reminder that ethics and data privacy is arguably the most important part of any analytics program – particularly when it comes to HR and employee data.

With perfect (but albeit fortunate) timing, the role of ethics in people analytics was the subject of my presentation at UNLEASH in London little more than three days after the full extent of Cambridge Analytica’s practices were exposed…

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