Talent Analytics

Make better workforce planning and business decisions with talent analytics

More data isn’t equating to more actionable insights

The volume of data and metrics available for HR to report on has increased exponentially. In addition, 70% of organizations expect to increase the resources they dedicate to talent analytics in the coming years. However, most companies are not realizing the value from their analytics investments, with only 21% of HR leaders believing their organizations are effective at using talent data to inform business decisions. 

Only 21% of HR leaders believe their organizations are effective at using talent data to inform business decisions.

Increase Demand For and Use Of Talent Analytics

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    Embed talent analytics into decision-making processes

    The best HR leaders focus their talent analytics investments on delivery — not just data — and do so in a scalable way to reach as many decision makers as possible. The key lies in embedding analysis and recommendations into the decision-making processes and workflows of the organization. This approach allows talent analytics to deliver value in a way that fits how executives naturally advance the business.

    How to focus talent analytics investments on delivery, not just data, to drive talent outcomes by up to 23%
    I think with the advent of AI and associated skills like security, machine learning, deep learning, there is increasing need for companies to get their talent strategy right. And so, there is this strong need for us to get our talent analytics, our intelligence accurate.

    Ram Vadivelu

    Senior Director, Human Resources, Qualcomm

    Insights you can use

    Gartner helps HR leaders transform their talent analytics strategies to fully take advantage of today’s data-rich business environments and impact the decisions (and outcomes) leaders and employees make each day. 

    Use external data insights to drive better decisions

    For HR to evolve as a strategic business partner and take a more transformational role in human capital management, HR leaders need to harness the power of data-driven insights. Discover how to build an analytics-driven talent strategy that turns data into actionable insights.

    Improve the impact of talent analytics insights through data visualization

    Visualizing data in an easy-to-understand and compelling way is critical. Doing so ensures stakeholders understand the insights shared and know how to act on them. Use these visualization techniques to improve the impact of talent analytics insights.

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