Increasing the ROI of Workforce Analytics by Single Sourcing

Workforce Analytics is a difficult task for any organization.  It’s a deep subject with lots of techniques, tricks, and gotchas.  However, before most organizations can begin to argue over statistic models they struggle with the mundane task of data collection.  In todays digital world organizations are usually generating the necessary data to perform analytics, but what’s missing is

High Performer Attrition by Compensation Changes

Peril in HR Predictive Analytics

Having spent the past 15+ years in Human Resources technology,  I am generally excited about the things happening with SaaS, Mobile, and Analytics software and technology helping HR bring long awaited strategic value to organizations globally.  However, it is critical that businesses do not out-innovate themselves operationally.   Technology moves at such a rapid pace

The single biggest challenge to HR strategic reporting is…

Fragmentation. More data in more places than ever before. Step 1 to getting ahead of the curve is consolidating your critical data all in one spot for HR where it can be secured and also managed according to data privacy compliance rules globally. Over the past 10-15 years most organizations matured with enterprise HR leveraging systems like PeopleSoft and

Back to school reading for HR Analytics

There are a few books we have run across that are excellent foundations in transforming HR into a strategic business function using Analytics. The HR Value Proposition by Dave Ulrich and Wayne Brockbank A milestone book for HR professionals that led the way to HR beginning to transform itself into a strategic organizational function.  Start here if

Human Resources Analytics Primer

This introduction to the terminology of Business Intelligence covers some of the basic concepts often discussed in Analytics software and reporting.  While the concepts can and do fill many books, current HR software typically does not contain the breadth of data required to go beyond the basics covered below.  However, the rapidly approaching next generation of software

The HR Data Warehouse-as-a-Strategy

What if we have already invested in a corporate business intelligence platform (SAP BI, Business Objects, Oracle OBIEE)? No problem.  On-premise installations of the Fuse Analytics database can be integrated with these products as well. None of these platforms are able to provide a usable baseline HR global data model out of the box. Each