Gaps in Both Will and Skill Explain HR’s Struggles with Analytics

September 1st, 2016

“By now, the criticality of analytics for HR is widely recognized – as a key enabler for speaking the language of business and for gaining strategic influence. Few are still arguing against it as a top-ranked HR imperative. Yet as we discussed in an earlier article, progress is glacially slow, even among the largest corporations pouring massive investments into people analytics. This is perhaps not surprising, since HR is trying to remake itself in an entirely new image, in an environment where supply of new analytical talent—and budget to hire them—are extremely limited. This context and sense of urgency puts a premium on moving past the stage of knowing analytics is a vital HR capability, to the actionable phase of doing something about it.”

Click here to read the full article on Development Dimensions International’s website.

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