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» Data Science Shows the Business Impact of Training and Development Over Time

» Data Science Shows the Business Impact of Training and Development Over Time | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Our predictive workforce assignments yield staggering results; saving / making businesses millions of real, measurable dollars. Often this yield is in a single project. Business ROI with these predictive projects is so significant, I wanted to share some of our findings as they may challenge some concepts we hold so closely.
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Our predictive workforce assignments yield staggering results; saving / making businesses millions of real, measurable dollars. Often this yield is in a single project. Business ROI with these predictive projects is so significant, I wanted to share some of our findings as they may challenge some concepts we hold so closely.
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Statistically funny

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Commenting on the science of unbiased health research with cartoons
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4 Reasons Why Companies Aren’t Bridging the Talent Gap

4 Reasons Why Companies Aren’t Bridging the Talent Gap | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it

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Using Analytics to build A Big Data Workforce

Synopsis: Many innovative businesses and IT organizations appreciate the competitive advantage analytics capabilities can provide and have ambitions to reach …
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Who doesn't want a secure open-source environment for uber-fast big data deployment? Meet TAP

Who doesn't want a secure open-source environment for uber-fast big data deployment? Meet TAP | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Issues that (still) keep us from greatness
According to Martin Hall, the 3 common handicaps to big data initiatives are:
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Issues that (still) keep us from greatness According to Martin Hall, the 3 common handicaps to big data initiatives are:
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Corporate HR: Removing Performance Ratings is Unlikely to Improve Performance | CEB Blogs

Corporate HR: Removing Performance Ratings is Unlikely to Improve Performance | CEB Blogs | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
At most companies, employee performance drops by around 10% when ratings are removed because of breakdowns in managers' ability to manage and a fall in employee engagement
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This employee badge knows not only where you are, who you are talking to

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This employee badge knows not only where you are, who you are talking to
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HR Technology Is Helping to Change the Entire Work Culture

HR Technology Is Helping to Change the Entire Work Culture | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Recognize This! – Trends in HR for the year ahead will emphasize empowerment, the employee experience, and ultimately a more human workplace. What will some of the big themes be for HR leaders in the year ahead and how can we begin preparing for them? For some answers, I attended a session at

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Four For Friday: Predictive Analytics in HR

Four For Friday: Predictive Analytics in HR | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
“Having workforce analytics be a part of a Nobel Prize in Economics, from prestigious academic organizations like MIT and Harvard shows the continued momentum and growth in this space”, says Greta Roberts Roberts, CEO of Talent Analytics, Corp. In what is surely a huge step forward for HR and Workforce analytics adoption, the Talent Analytics blog takes a closer look at this big news!
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“Having workforce analytics be a part of a Nobel Prize in Economics, from prestigious academic organizations like MIT and Harvard shows the continued momentum and growth in this space”, says Greta Roberts Roberts, CEO of Talent Analytics, Corp. In what is surely a huge step forward for HR and Workforce analytics adoption, the Talent Analytics blog takes a closer look at this big news!
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People Analytics: What HR needs to know

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Human Resources and Workforce Management News

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Not your Father's HR anymore!
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Struggling with staff morale and patient satisfaction? Predictive analytics can help

Struggling with staff morale and patient satisfaction? Predictive analytics can help | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Hospitals still not using staffing software are struggling with nurse scheduling which hampers employee morale and, in turn, detracts from patient satisfaction.
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Hospitals still not using staffing software are struggling with nurse scheduling which hampers employee morale and, in turn, detracts from patient satisfaction.
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» Why Talent Analytics?

» Why Talent Analytics? | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
We target roles where there are hundreds, or thousands of employees in a single role with high turnover
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People Analytics in the Era of Big Data

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Apply predictive analytics throughout all stages of workforce management People Analytics in the Era of Big Data provides a blueprint for leveraging your talent pool through the use of data analytics. Written by the Global Vice President of Business Intelligence and Predictive Analytics at Monster Worldwide, this book is packed full of actionable insights to help you source, recruit, acquire, engage, retain, promote, and manage the exceptional talent your organization needs. With a unique approach that applies analytics to every stage of the hiring process and the entire workforce planning and management cycle, this informative guide provides the key perspective that brings analytics into HR in a truly useful way. You're already inundated with disparate employee data, so why not mine that data for insights that add value to your organization and strengthen your workforce? This book presents a practical framework for real-world talent analytics, backed by groundbreaking examples of workforce analytics in action across the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Leverage predictive analytics throughout the hiring process Utilize analytics techniques for more effective workforce management Learn how people analytics benefits organizations of all sizes in various industries Integrate analytics into HR practices seamlessly and thoroughly Corporate executives need fact-based insights into what will happen with their talent. Who should you hire? Who should you promote? Who are the top or bottom performers, and why? Who is at risk to quit, and why? Analytics can provide these answers, and give you insights based on quantifiable data instead of gut feeling and subjective assessment. People Analytics in the Era of Big Data is the essential guide to optimizing your workforce with the tools already at your disposal.
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Great book if you are interested in HR Analytics, Data Science and or Workforce Predictive Reduction of Churn

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Big Data Unleashes Business Opportunity

Big Data Unleashes Business Opportunity | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Businesses have gone data crazy. You can’t blame them. Streaming, real-time data analysis promises to bring the type of predictability that cuts costs, solves problems and grows sales. That seemed to be the unofficial theme of the Strata + Hadoop World conference held recently in New York. Each year the brightest minds [...]
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6 (OK, 7) Big Data and Analytics Learning Resources That Business People Can Understand

6 (OK, 7) Big Data and Analytics Learning Resources That Business People Can Understand | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
If you like Moneyball-style sports statistics, you'll like these resources to learn how analytics applies to other kinds of business.
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Stop hiring data scientists until you’re ready for data science

Stop hiring data scientists until you’re ready for data science | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Don’t block them from talking directly to your business areas. I often hear they have to go through the HR Business Partner who protects the business leader and blocks them from access. Working with the HR Business Partner of course makes sense. Being blocked by the HR Business Partner doesn’t.
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18 top data science accounts you need to follow on Twitter

18 top data science accounts you need to follow on Twitter | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
When Gentry is sharing data, though, you can rest easy in the knowledge that she knows what she’s talking about. A data scientist at Talent Analytics, she brings nearly 20 years of experience to the table.
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When Gentry is sharing data, though, you can rest easy in the knowledge that she knows what she’s talking about. A data scientist at Talent Analytics, she brings nearly 20 years of experience to the table.
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Why Big Data Projects Fail and How to Avoid It - insideBIGDATA

Why Big Data Projects Fail and How to Avoid It - insideBIGDATA | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Big data analytics enables organizations to leverage the right data to accurately establish trends and predict future outcomes. As every industry seeks the benefits of data-driven intelligence, IDC forecasts an enormous $50 billion spend on big data solutions and services by 2019.
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Data Science and Big data, hand in hand with predictive models 
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Predictive HR and Workforce Analytics

Predictive HR and Workforce Analytics | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Today’s business executives are increasingly applying pressure to all aspects of their business (including HR and workforce areas)
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Don’t trust that algorithm

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Cathy O'Neil, Ph.D. '99, talks about her new book "Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy” and the quiet dangers of big data.
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There are some stats it doesn't make sense to look at - even biases the outcome, Cathy O'Neil disscusses
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The New HR Paradigm: Breaking Down Traditional Silos Of Risk And Human Capital | Huffington Post

The New HR Paradigm: Breaking Down Traditional Silos Of Risk And Human Capital | Huffington Post | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
The New HR Paradigm: Breaking Down Traditional Silos Of Risk And Human Capital
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A psychologist explains why 'grit' could be key to your success

A psychologist explains why 'grit' could be key to your success | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Your grit score is important because, according to Duckworth, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, it strongly influences how far you'll go in life.
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Your grit score is important because, according to Duckworth, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, it strongly influences how far you'll go in life.
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How Did Walmart Get Cleaner Stores and Higher Sales? It Paid Its People More

How Did Walmart Get Cleaner Stores and Higher Sales? It Paid Its People More | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Can the answer to what ails the global economy be found in the people in blue vests at your neighborhood Walmart?

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Money is a good inspiration, if I feel I am being paid a good wage for my work, I do better work period
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5 crucial questions on people analytics, answered

5 crucial questions on people analytics, answered | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
77% of executives now consider people analytics a key business priority.
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Human Resource Management Meets Predictive Analytics -

Human Resource Management Meets Predictive Analytics - | Data Nerd's Corner | Scoop.it
Where do you see the biggest changes in AI in HR over the next 5 to 10 years?
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