The Collaborative Art and Science
of People Planning

Eight out of 10 HR practitioners reported that their leaders continue to rely on gut feelings to make talent decisions. Join us for the Workforce Planning & People Analytics Conference to take the guesswork out of planning for your most valuable resource.

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Professor of Economics, Harvard University, and author of “What Works”
Professor of Management, Speaker, Author
Senior Director, Employee Success, Salesforce



Art + Science. This year’s conference couples the art of workforce planning process with the science of analytic tools to make you and your team powerful and influential decision-makers.

Collaborate. Workforce planning and people analytics must be integrated in the right cross-functional partnerships in HR and beyond to advance the business strategy. One crucial partnership often overlooked is finance. By deepening the relationship with finance, you add “right cost” to the right people, right place, right time mantra.

Influential Decision-maker. Join us in 2017 as HCI brings together HR executives, strategic planners, analysts, and business leaders to share innovative solutions to common challenges to make smarter, data-driven talent decisions.

Topics to be addressed at our 2017 event include:

Engage the business for more holistic people planning

  • Risk - speak the language of the CEO
  • Cost + growth - speak the language of the CFO
  • HRIS architecture - selecting the right technology

Fine-tune the workforce planning process for more accurate futurecasting

  • Segment roles to determine which roles have business priorities
  • Conduct a critical workforce scan to identify trends that affect the business
  • Identify skills gaps to achieve a desired future state

Use predictive analytics to gain deeper insights into your future workforce

  • Address succession gaps
  • Measure attrition and its impact
  • Creating a TA dashboard for better hiring


It was an honor and a privilege to meet and interact with so many of my peers in the industry and I have formed a number of connections which I am confident will be mutually rewarding. The number of people who have reached out in person and through social media to learn more about my presentation and seek guidance is really shocking.


I left the conference feeling inspired.


Some things are important enough to do poorly; start, don’t wait, don’t wait until your data is perfect… try, maybe half of your ideas will fail, but maybe half of them will be home runs!


I was really impressed with the quality of speakers and the audience engagement!


Smarter, faster human capital decisions… that’s our job.


Enjoy these presentations featured at this year's event:

The Bootstrapper's Guide to Building Talent Acquisition Analytics

While HR’s analytics capabilities may have grown as a whole, the talent acquisition function is still trailing in many companies.  In this HCI Keynote video, Kris Dunn founder of Fistful of Talent and The HR Capitalist discusses current trends, challenges, and opportunities in talent acquisition analytics.

Building a Data Democracy at Gap Inc.

Don’t hoard valuable workforce data to yourself; empower business leaders and HR field staff to engage in fact-based decision-making. In this HCI Keynote video, Anthony Walter, Director of Workforce Analytics at Gap Inc. describes how this global organization is transforming its approach to talent analytics.

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