Workforce data is a mess! What can you do about it?

  Workforce data are the molecules of People Analytics. No predictive model, diagnostic analysis or visualization can possibly be created without proper and relevant data. Anyone who appreciates the advantages of data-driven HR should stress for quality in HR data. However, when I start a conversation about data with HR leaders, ... More

Challenge: 365 Women worth watching – in Data, People Analytics and HR Tech

  At the end of 2017 I was selected by HR-Tech-Nation to be among top bloggers to follow. It was a great honor to be mentioned in a list of excellent writers, which are actually my own source of inspiration and learning. One of them, William Tincup, commented that next time he would like to see more women on the list. Well… I ... More

People Analytics in fast growing companies: Lead start-ups to data-driven HR

(A version of this article was published in Raconteur, in partnership with bob) Mark is the CEO of a fast-growing company. He has fund-raised millions of dollars and received a lot of recognition in the press. From the outside looking in, Mark is a success story waiting to happen. Yet, he is having trouble sleeping. His company is about to ... More

HR Dashboards are not People Analytics – but you need both!

When I talk to a typical prospect, i.e., an HR leader who is interested to start the journey to data-driven HR, our conversation always starts with an important distinction: Are we talking about “People Analytics” or “HR Analytics”. These two terms are confounding, but they are certainly not synonyms. Understanding the differences ... More

Corporate data talks: Inspiration for my People Analytics journey

IBM Cognitive café 2017 in Tel Aviv, was a great opportunity to meet and hear data leaders of some Israeli companies. I listened to them very carefully, knowing that their experience is most valuable for any journey in the field of People Analytics and data-driven HR. Here are my take away from some inspiring presentations, with my personal ... More

Employee in big data era: Will you let robots determine your future at work?

(A version of this article was published in TLNT magazine) Think about data that you share at work, in the most personal sense. You share with your employer, and sometimes with potential employers, so many aspects of your life: details about your professional path, your personal status, health care, social-economics, legal and geographical ... More

People Analytics: Your very first step in a long journey

People analytics is gaining special interest in the Israeli HR community these days. HR leaders in all kinds of organizations start to prepare their plan for 2018, and many of them finally set the major goal: Use people data to support business decisions. However, they share a common barrier, which is embedded in the simplest question: How ... More

What secrets do organizational networks reveal?

Organizational charts are everywhere, and we’ve all seen them. Within any organization, they show the hierarchical chain of command. This common visual representation of the organizational structure depicts departments or positions, illustrates relationships between them, and makes it clear and easy to understand how authority, responsibi... More

Gender diversity in tech: Simple steps forward

Should I counsel my brilliant teenaged daughter to become a software engineer? Should I encourage her aspirations to work in Silicon Valley some day? Although I certainly want to see her growing professionally in an industry in which she can leverage her talent, the current state of women inclusion in tech - and its consequences on organiza... More

Predicting Employee Attrition: R vs DMWay

We are all familiar with the story of David and Goliath, a shepherd who has defeated a mighty warrior, and the allegory of the underdog beating the giant. Is this story applicable to “People Analytics”? In our fictional battle today, the giant would be R, the super-power open-source programming language. The underdog would be ... More