Why it's hard to get the data the CEO wants and what (if anything) can you do about it
What external data you'll need
What other departments will expect from HR
The hardest part of getting to the right measurement mindset is discovering the right questions to be asking. Often, they are things you think you already know the answer to. HR needs to be preparing for a world that harnesses much more data than we currently consider. It will have political and legal implications. It will vary in method by country and maybe even region.
Big Data is a way of thinking about the changes in store for HR. Statistical literacy, good data manipulation tools and open mindedness about conventional wisdom are the essential ingredients. See how an increasingly thorough understanding of the talent economy and data can guide an informed leadership.