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

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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What are the Steps in a Workforce Planning Process?

In the myHRfuture Academy online training course Getting Started with Workforce Planning, Al Adamsen provides a solid foundation to the principles behind workforce planning, while detailing how to create a strategic workforce plan for your organisation. In this instructional video and blog post, Al gives a brief overview of the key stages involved in developing an effective workforce planning process within your organisation and the value it will drive.

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How to get started with Workforce Planning

Workforce planning is one of the key components of effective human capital management and a topic widely discussed as having an ever-growing importance on the future of work, yet we see so many HR functions failing to successfully embed effective workforce planning process. Why is this? This blog examines the opportunity presenting itself to HR and some of the things you can do to get started with workforce planning.

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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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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 can text analytics measure the voice of the employee?

We had the opportunity to speak to Andrew Marritt, CEO of OrganizationView. He talks to us about how text analytics can be used to measure employee sentiment as well as some of the developments taking place in the Employee Voice space. Click to view the video of his interview as well as the transcript from our discussion.

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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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