People Analytics Blog

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What's the difference between forecasting and predictive analytics?

Ever play with a Magic 8 Ball? Back in the day, you could ask it any question and get an answer in just a few seconds. And if you didn't like its response, you could just shake it again for a new prediction. So simple, so satisfying. Today's HR...

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Top-Down to Team-Oriented: Examining Organisational Structures

The way a company structures its workforce is crucial to its success. Workforce structures determine how employees are organised, how work is...

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Unlock the potential of your employee performance data

The performance management process can be a source of frustration and wasted time for many businesses. A 2014 Deloitte University study found that...

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Why Your Finance and HR Teams Can't Agree on a Headcount Reporting Metric

At some point, every successful People Analytics team will develop a meaningful partnership with the Finance organization. Unfortunately, this...

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People Analytics sneaky frustration: How to count people over time?

Analytics is a funny discipline. On one hand, we deal with idealized models of how the world works. On the other hand, we are constantly tripped up...

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A Great Data Storytelling Example: Minard's Napoleon's 1812 March

Now that many of our customers have complete control and access to their data like never before, they're exploring how to tell better data stories. A...

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What HR needs to know about NYC's Automated Employment Decision Tools regulations

HR leaders - are you ready? Starting from Wednesday, July 5th, enforcement begins for Local Law 144 and Department of Consumer and Work Protection...

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How does HR analytics software work?

Phil Schrader and Stephen Haigh had an opportunity to attend the People Analytics World Conference in London April 26-27, 2023. During their visit,...

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Talent Intelligence vs People Analytics

What’s the difference between talent intelligence and people analytics? As I speak with people analytics leaders, HR tech vendors, and research...

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Let’s Avoid Risk: The Rise of Financial Services HR

The financial services industry has undergone seismic shifts in recent years, from pandemic-driven changes to remote workforces and economic turmoil...

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