Until recently, ConAgra Foods struggled to collect accurate, analyzable data about its workforce. Information was spread across the organization in siloed systems within various departments and was often difficult to reconcile. In a few short years, however,ConAgra Foods has been able to leverage technology solutions to gain real-time insights into its employee data and can now analyze its workforce across a wide range of subject areas.
Today, ConAgra Foods’ human resources team can provide more accurate retention forecasts, as well as current and projected total workforce costs. Just as critical, they are able to compare data across departments, geographic regions, specific businesses, and teams to identify trouble spots and opportunities and perform more effective workforce planning.This targeted analysis has enabled the company to integrate acquisitions more effectively and ensures its workforce is aligned and staffed for future growth.
In this case study, we:
- Look at the steps ConAgra Foods took to address its limited visibility into its workforce
- Explore how the company transformed its talent analytics capabilities, including creating a model for calculating and tracking its total cost of workforce
- Explain the lessons learned from ConAgra Foods’ transformation in order to provide guidance to organizations looking to adopt a similar approach