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Handling Data III: Your System Talking to Itself (or not)

October 16, 2013 | John Sumser | HR Examiner

So, you’re the proud owner of a brand new integrated single-sign-on system from company X. After a ton of negotiating and almost getting fired during implementation, you are ready to go to work. You might think you’re done with the ...

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WHERE HR AND INNOVATION MEET

October 4, 2013 | Trish McFarlane | HR Ringleader

I recently read Elements of Successful Organizations, a compilation of articles from many of today’s thought leaders in the human resources and leadership space.  The book, put together by Kronos, was one I offered to ...

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The Impact of Measurement on Employees Now and in the Future

October 3, 2013 | Michael Haberman | Omega HR Solutions

As HR drives toward measurement of as much as possible one of the areas impacted is the measurement of employees. We are developing and using measures of merit. One economist thinks that this has bigger implications than just performance in your ...

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Story-driven Data Analysis

September 27, 2013 | JUDY BAYER AND MARIE TAILLARD | Harvard Busniess Review

Great analysts tell great stories based on the results of their analyses.  Stories, after all, make results user-friendly, more conducive to decision-making, and more persuasive.
But that is not the only reason to use stories.  Time ...

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Handling Data II: Scraping

September 26, 2013 | John Sumser | HR Examiner

Vendors can make data acquisition painful. With precedents beginning back in the heyday of Monster’s run, the world’s sources of people data have tried to claim ownership because they had possession. It turns out that ownership really ...

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Handling Data I

September 25, 2013 | John Sumser | HR Examiner

Over the next several weeks, we’re going to look at the problems and opportunities for using data in HR. The topic is related to the industry’s concern about big data. It’s the grungy part of the topic.
In many cases, the ...

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Stop Assuming Your Data Will Bring You Riches

September 23, 2013 | SUNAND MENON | Harvard Busniess Review

“We have a treasure trove of data, it’s highly valuable”.
“If we can unlock the value of all our data, we will have a wholly new revenue stream”.
“Hedge Funds will love our data — they will ...

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To Go From Big Data to Big Insight, Start With a Visual

August 27, 2013 | Sinan Aral | Harvard Busniess Review

Although data visualization has produced some of the most captivating artistic displays in recent memory, some of which have found their way into exhibits at the New York Museum of Modern Art and countless art installations around the world, ...

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The World is Local: A New Model for Human Resources

August 19, 2013 | Josh Bersin | Bersin by Deloitte

The World is Local:  A New Model for Human Resources
Despite continued focus on globalization, new research by DHL shows that the world is not as "flat" as once believed.  While low cost networking has made it easier than ...

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