Gartner Research

Defining Workforce Analytics

Published: 03 June 2014

ID: G00263493

Analyst(s): Helen Poitevin


Successful organizations invest in workforce analytics to enable business and HR leaders to make more informed workforce decisions. This research helps HR and HR IT leaders frame and structure their workforce analytics technology investments.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Technology Description
    • Operational
    • Process
    • Strategy Execution
    • Strategic Options
  • Technology Definition
  • Uses
    • Operational: Decisions at the Cohort Level
    • Process: Decisions Related to the Tactical Execution of HR Processes
    • Strategy Execution: Decisions Related to Ongoing Strategic HR Investments and Initiatives
    • Strategic Options: Decisions Related to Workforce Impacts in New Strategic Investments and Initiatives
  • Benefits and Risks
  • Technology Alternatives
  • Selection Guidelines
  • Technology Providers

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