BigDataFr recommends: People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong
Bill James, the factory watchman turned baseball historian and statistician, once observed, “There will always be people who are ahead of the curve, and people who are behind the curve. But knowledge moves the curve.”1 Some companies are discovering that if they employ the latest in data analytics, they can find, deploy, and advance more people on the right side of the curve—even if the results at first appear counterintuitive.
Over the past decade, big data analytics has been revolutionizing the way many companies do business. Chief marketing officers track detailed shopping patterns and preferences to predict and inform consumer behavior. […]
1. Scott Gray, The Mind of Bill James: How a Complete Outsider Changed Baseball, New York, NY: Doubleday, 2006.