As we rush into the era of data analytics, big data, and personal tracking devices every HR professional should be prepared to face data that contradicts their beliefs sooner or later.
The theme at OracleHCM is fitness. Everybody gets a Fitbit. Figuring out how to harness more data about people, their interests and behavior is the next level of the game.
Listen in to this on demand episode of HR Examiner Radio where John Sumser speaks with Marc Mapes about eiTalent.com, a patented software that interprets intent, motivation, engagement, rational and potential behaviors through contextual analysis of text.
In The Art of Work: Simulacrum, Doug Shaw cuts to the core of misinterpreting the numbers in HR data and the high price people pay when we do. John Sumser has some thoughts of his own on HR data, in What’s in a Number? Heather Bussing asks, Who Knows Your Operation Best? Paul Hebert questions if Engagement is a Near Miss Solution. Enjoy.
Anna Rodriguez works for Delta Airlines at LAX. She is an expert on operations there. I had the honor of spending a couple hours with Anna at LAX this week and watched her in action.
All too often, we lazily assume the data that is placed before us at work, is the real thing. It isn’t, and yet we often use that data to make decisions that affect people’s lives in work and beyond.