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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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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The best HR and People Analytics articles of February 2019

The best HR and People Analytics articles of February 2019

February may be the shortest month of the year but there was certainly not a lack of terrific articles for David to choose from this month. Selections include the article of the month from Adam Grant, some of the latest thinking on Employee Experience, some illuminating new research on the adoption of analytics and AI by HR from Oracle and data-driven articles covering learning, ONA, diversity and insights from the recent PAFOW conference in San Francisco.

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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 to help HR improve its literacy in data and people analytics

How to help HR improve its literacy in data and people analytics

Creating a culture of data-based decision making is key to achieving sustainable success with people analytics. David Green interviews Patrick Coolen and three of his colleagues at ABN AMRO about an innovative training methodology they ran at the bank to improve the data literacy of HR professionals: The Escape Room.

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100+ Conferences to attend in 2019 on people analytics, the future of work and data-driven HR

100+ Conferences to attend in 2019 on people analytics, the future of work and data-driven HR

In this article, David assembles the conferences taking place in 2019 where people analytics, employee experience, HR technology and the future of the week are the dedicated or central theme. There are over 100 conferences chronologically ordered by date and featuring events taking place all over the world from Fiji to San Francisco, and from London to Auckland.

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The best HR & People Analytics articles of December 2018

The best HR & People Analytics articles of December 2018

David presents a festive edition of the best people analytics articles of the month for December, featuring two landmark articles on the future of work by Ravin Jesuthasan/John Boudreau and the second by Al Adamsen, which should offer plenty of inspiration to HR and People Analytics leaders over Christmas. There are other articles on: The Future of HR, the growing use of AI in HR, ONA, Employee Engagement, building capability in people analytics and ethics. Enjoy and happy holidays!

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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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How should HR prepare for the Future of Work?

How should HR prepare for the Future of Work?

The world around us is moving at a phenomenal pace that is likely to speed up as technology continues to evolve. Within HR that means that not only must we be prepared to respond, but we must also ensure our people are prepared to respond to the needs of the business, to the demands of the marketplace, and anticipating the changes in the technologies around us. Watch our latest video featuring Josh Bersin, Michelle Deneau, Heather Whiteman and Michael Arena to learn more.

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How to use Design Thinking in HR

How to use Design Thinking in HR

There are many factors that are changing the way we approach human resources, from attracting and selecting talent, all the way through to talent development and retention. Whatever the external influences, the fact is that this change requires new applications in the way we think about our people and design our people management strategies. One of the most recent trends is Design Thinking, and how it can be used as a tool to understand and improve the customer experience of HR.

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