Data & Analytics

No one can question the importance of analytics in the business world. As the technology behind data use becomes more sophisticated, HR departments are challenged to find metrics that provide true and accurate measures of both their performance and that of the organization’s workforce as a whole. Here we examine the progress of technology surrounding data’s use and explore how companies can ensure they’re measuring the correct things.

Visier added technology to its platform to make life simpler for third-party developers, and also introduced tools focused on employee experience and workforce productivity. The additions were included in the company’s 2020 summer release, which Visier called the largest in its history. The announcement...
Paycor unveiled a new employee engagement product that uses natural language processing to convert written information into data around employee sentiment. The company said the product, Paycor Pulse will help executives identify issues leading to turnover, low morale and other challenges.
We spoke with Linda Mougalian, division vice president of product marketing and strategy for ADP, about data’s role in helping employers navigate the pandemic, the widening role of the gig economy, and the pressure on business when compliance becomes a moving target. I wonder...
Most HR departments are involved in analyzing workforce metrics at their organization, but only 15% of them have a data scientist or analyst who’s dedicated to the work. “While HR is almost always involved in analyzing HR metrics, data analyst positions focused on HR...
Sponsored Mark Feffer: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I’m Mark Feffer. This edition of PeopleTech is brought to you by ADP. Its Next Gen HCM is designed for how teams work, and...
People analytics provider Workforce Logiq announced a new IQ Location Optimizer solution, which helps employers decide on where to source talent and whether a remote-work arrangement makes sense for a particular role. The idea, said the company, is to speed up the hiring process...
Rizing launched a new solution designed to capture data from business processes and apply it to organizational change. Rizing Employee Experience Insights, or EXI, combines SuccessFactors operations data with Qualtrics experience information to help companies improve their business performance. The result is “a fully...
Oracle launched Oracle Analytics for Cloud HCM, a self-service application designed to provide more detailed workforce intelligence by gathering data from across the organization. Oracle Analytics SVP T.K. Anand said the package can be used out-of-the-box and reduces the organization’s reliance on IT. “This...
HR leaders believe their departments lack the tools and skills necessary to accurately track the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on their organization and effectively predict the virus’s workforce and business consequences. Research by the UK HR analyst firm Fosway Group found that only 25 percent of HR departments...
In March, Lighthouse Research & Advisory included Salary.com’s CompAnalyst platform in its Compensation Technology Buyer’s Guide and Provider Landscape. Soon after, we spoke with Salary.com CEO Kent Plunkett, CCP, about why compensation data matters, his company's business, and how both will evolve in the post-pandemic world.