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.

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...
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 whether the return to work effort...
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 metrics are the exception rather than...
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 helps you break down silos, improve engagement and performance, and create a culture of...
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 and expand the talent pool for...
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 integrated approach to managing and improving...