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.

Qualtrics announced the addition of Experience ID to its Experience Management system. The new offering provides a unified view of data shared by both customers and employees, including their preferences, beliefs and feelings about their experiences with a product or brand. The system enables companies to personalize experiences at scale,...
The pandemic hasn’t suppressed the need for employers to improve their approach to diversity, equity and inclusion. Employees, candidates and customers all make it their business to examine a company’s efforts and results in DEI. That puts talent acquisition and HR teams under pressure to imagine and implement DEI...
isolved launched Predictive People Analytics, designed to make data analysis more readily available to help employers navigate the Great Resignation. Even as companies struggle to find and retain employees, only 57% of HR leaders rate their company’s employee experience as “good,” a survey by isolved found. One of the most...
Burning Glass Technologies said it will merge with Emsi, a labor market data firm, with the backing of its primary investor KKR. Terms were not disclosed. The combined company, to be called Emsi Burning Glass, will be led by Burning Glass CEO Matt Sigelman. Andrew Crapuchettes, Emsi’s former CEO,...
Workforce Logiq signed an exclusive data partnership with LinkUp, a provider of job market data and analytics. The companies said LinkUp’s labor-market demand insights will be integrated into Workforce Logiq’s Total Talent Intelligence platform. As a result, clients will be able to access a 360-degree predictive view of both...
ADP introduced enhancements to its DataCloud platform to help employers address some of the more complex issues they face. Among other things, customers now have the ability to benchmark their organization’s data against broader information that’s gathered anonymously from some 740,000 companies. The database, ADP said, provides users with information...
Cornerstone OnDemand has established an internal center of excellence focused on developing new ways to apply AI to workplace needs. The Cornerstone Innovation Lab for AI includes data scientists and machine learning specialists who concentrate on approaches that are both practical and ethical, the company said. The lab’s participants were...
Sponsored We spoke with Amir Liberman, founder and CEO of Nemesysco, a leading provider of voice analysis solutions. The Israeli company’s Layered Voice Analysis (LVA) technology correlates vocal data with human emotions for use in assessments and personality tests.  Usually, assessments rely on self-reporting from the candidate, the same person you’re...
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 focused on Visier’s efforts to make...
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. Paycor believes the product’s timing is right because of the...