Event Details

Talent Analytics: Emerging Themes and Successful Practices

There is increasing interest today in using workforce analytics to make decisions and allocate resources in organizations. In the recent Rise of HR project, spearheaded by Dave Ulrich, William Schiemann and Libby Sartain, 73 global HR thought leaders identified the use of information and analytics as one of seven key requirements for HR to be successful today and tomorrow. Issues range from evidence-based mindsets to asking the right questions to using the right analytic tools.

Today, this nascent competency is evolving rapidly, but often with many avoidable false starts and challenges. For example, Big Data has taken on a life of its own, often with disappointing results. Employee surveys continue to be used in non-strategic ways that often do not lead to better decisions, higher engagement, stronger leader competencies or better resource allocation. Bill will talk about the key issues to consider, share examples of good and bad practices, provide a list of key questions, and demonstrate the potential power of using information more strategically.

AGENDA

7:30AM - Networking, Light breakfast

8:00AM - Program

SPEAKER

Bill Schiemann is Principal and CEO of Metrus Group, specializing in optimizing the impact of people in organizations to achieve great results. Dr. Schiemann and his firm are known for their pioneering work in the creation of the People Equity (ACE) talent optimization framework and the use of strategic performance surveys and scorecards to drive stakeholder alignment and engagement. They also specialize in building powerful winning cultures and employer brands. Bill has consulted and spoken extensively with corporations and associations across the globe. He also founded the Metrus Institute, which supports research in the human capital arena.

Bill is a thought leader in the human resources field, having published scores of articles in both academic and business journals and multiple books in the human capital arena, including among others, The Rise of HR (2015), Reinventing Talent Management (2009), Hidden Drivers of Success: Leveraging Employee Insights for Strategic Advantage (2013), and his most recent book, Fulfilled! Critical Choices: Work, Home, Life (2016).

Bill was formerly on the faculties of University of Iowa and George Tech. He has served on the Board of Directors of the HR Certification Institute and was the past Chair of the SHRM Foundation board. He has been named a Fellow and Scholar by the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

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