This Rich Cober (CHRO at MicroStrategy) article outlines four strategies HR professionals should consider to make data-driven HR work for their organisation. These strategies are:
- Identify what data is crucial for long-term success
- Take stock of the tools you have
- Look internally for data champions
- Address your team composition
“To stay competitive in today’s constantly evolving landscape, companies find themselves at various stages along the path to being what I call an intelligent enterprise. That is, they’re navigating between how to collect data and how to broadly use that data for day-to-day operations. This is especially true for HR professionals who play a key role in today’s enterprises, tasked with identifying the employees with the right skill-set, nurturing and managing capabilities at a more macro level, with the ultimate goal of leveraging employee capabilities strategically.
HR leaders face a particular challenge with data, because there’s a ripple effect for every decision. Whether they are filling a need or identifying opportunities for growth, the holistic health of an organization often rests on the decisions made by HR – those decisions made better by the savvy use of data. Below, I’ve outlined four key strategies to make data-driven HR a reality.”
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