How to move from descriptive to predictive analytics

Data-driven talent management is HR’s seat at the strategic table and now is the time to embrace HR analytics! In this case study, Sunil Meharia explores how the shift from descriptive to predictive analytics can enable HR functions to support their organisation make more strategic, data-driven decisions. Click below to learn more about how you could use predictive analytics in your organisation.

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How do you measure Employee Experience?

We had the opportunity to speak to Aki Ben-Ezra, Senior Director, HR Strategy & Diversity at Adidas Group during Insight222’s Global Executive Retreat. She shared with us how Adidas are evolving the way they measure employee experience and their journey to building their people analytics capability. Click to view the video of her interview as well as the transcript from our discussion.

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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

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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How do you measure the Customer Experience of HR?

The argument for proactively managing the customer experience of HR (CxHR) is clear: organisations who successfully deliver on the ‘moments that matter’ can positively influence employee engagement. For the more transactional interactions with HR services, HR should deliver an ‘effortless experience’. By removing friction from transactional processes, we can safeguard employee productivity and avoid damaging employee engagement. So how do we measure the customer experience of HR?

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Can you measure employee fraud?

This blog post from Michael Lieberman explains how you can use the “Item Count Method” to detect an estimated amount of employee fraud or theft within an organisation. The Item Count Method allows survey respondents to remain anonymous when reporting a sensitive behaviour by including the sensitive behaviour of interest in a list of other relatively non-stigmatising behaviours. Click below to learn more about how you could use this technique in your organisation.

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How do you build an effective Workforce Planning capability?

We had the opportunity to speak to RJ Milnor, VP, Talent Management Operations at McKesson at Insight222’s Global Executive Retreat. We ask him how he builds an effective workforce planning capability at McKesson and how to ensure that the People Analytics team is supporting both Talent Acquisition and the overall workforce planning strategy. Click to view the video of his interview as well as the transcript from our discussion.

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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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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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Navigating the hype and impact of AI in HR

In this post, Megan Marie Butler examines the key findings from a recent report on the impact of artificial intelligence in HR, where the authors examine the challenges, current innovation process, and some of the vendors that are using AI to disrupt HR practices. The post examines the four areas of AI life-cycle management: operations, data generation, machine-learning and decision-making.

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