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.

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. 
Employee health data has jumped in value as employers struggle to manage both their business and workforce amidst the spreading coronavirus. Though no one’s happy with the circumstance, some vendors might find more willing listeners once the pandemic subsides. The tools of one such...
Oracle rolled out a new data science platform for Oracle Cloud, with a service called Infrastructure Data Science at its core. The system is meant to help data scientists collaborate on and deploy machine learning models. Oracle said Infrastructure Data Science is different from other offerings...
Cornerstone OnDemand, SAP, SumTotal Systems and Ultimate Software are among the 15 HCM and educational technology vendors who’ve become founding members of a nonprofit focused on the research and development of blockchain solutions and promoting their adoption. The nonprofit, called the Velocity Network Foundation, seeks to create...
On January 1st, the highly contentious overtime rule will take effect after years of negotiation. The new rules will impact an estimated 1.3 million workers and, of course, their employers. We spoke with Ian Cook, Visier’s vice president of people solutions, about the new rule’s implications and how analytics can help...