Using People Analytics to Make Better Teams


For Google, the workplace starts with a culture that brings meaning to people and their work and is reinforced with people-centered, data-driven decision making. The People Analytics team has conducted research over the years to enable Googlers to make better decisions--from onboarding to compensation.
One key issue of research for the People Analytics team over the last couple of years is how to increase team effectiveness.  Brian Ong (back by popular demand!) shares the research and applied practices to make great teams.
You will learn:

  • How to take a data-enabled approach to measuring team effectiveness.
  • What are the key dynamics of an effective team at Google.
  • How this research has been applied across Google.


Brian Ong

Director of People Ops Strategy and Effectiveness, Google