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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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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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 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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How can HR tech help users to own their data?

How can HR tech help users to own their data?

In this post, Ian Bailie explores some of the latest thinking around employee experience and advocates that HR aims beyond just service-based experience and efficiency. HR has an opportunity to build a technology ecosystem that creates a great experience for all workers (not just employees) but that we also move to adopt more “user-centric” platforms instead of “company-centric” tools. By doing so, we can enable individuals to own their data and to build an intrinsic value for people to manage their own careers and promote lifelong employability.

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How do you build a digital HR strategy?

How do you build a digital HR strategy?

HR needs a digital HR agenda that focuses on the few activities that generate the biggest business value in the new world of work. It also needs to change the way the function works, with an emphasis and focus on innovation. If not, HR is doomed to simply translate ‘digital HR’ as ‘a new HRIS’ – which is a high-risk undertaking, missing out on the great digital opportunities already on the table. In this blog post and short video, Volker Jacobs walks through the 9 areas that are critical in building a digital HR strategy.

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Building Employee Trust and using HR Technology

Building Employee Trust and using HR Technology

We had the opportunity to catch up with Andy Spence from Glass Bead Consulting at the Tucana People Analytics conference and ask him about the latest trends in HR technology. Watch the video of his interview in this post as well as the transcript from our discussion.

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The Talent function: Three signs we’re entering a Golden Age

The Talent function: Three signs we’re entering a Golden Age

For a long time the HR and recruitment function has struggled to attract the best and brightest talent. That said, we’ve been on the cusp of some exciting change for some time and right now feels like the inflection point. Specifically, there are three linked trends which make me bullish: The HR and recruitment function is not only experiencing a paradigm shift, but also a technological and a talent revolution at the same time.

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