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Don't Forget HR in Advanced Analytics Strategies

Published: 06 October 2014

ID: G00270082

Analyst(s): Helen Poitevin

Summary

HR is often left to the wayside when considering advanced analytics strategies, although employee engagement is a critical component of business productivity. Business analytics and HR IT leaders should work together to invest in innovative predictive workforce analytics scenarios.

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Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • HR IT leaders need to have a business-driven focus when selecting advanced HR analytics as there are an increasing number of options available, ranging from embedded to stand-alone solutions
  • Machine learning and advanced analytics techniques provide a unique opportunity for HR and business operations teams to work together to implement solutions that expose employee productivity and workforce optimization drivers
  • Emerging scenarios around worker performance optimization will lead HR and IT leaders to consider the benefits of scalable delivery of highly context-relevant recommendations regarding individual work and life patterns

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