Closing the Workforce Analytics Execution Gap by Using Data to Challenge Conventional Wisdom
This episode features fascinating insights from Mick Collins. Mick is the Vice President for the People Analytics products at SAP/SuccessFactors; overseeing the go-to-market for these solutions.
I hope you enjoy this episode and I am looking forward to your input and feedback.
Welcome to the new year! I hope all of you are well. As we get back into the flow of things, we have with us, Mick Collins. His background is in HR analytics research and consulting, with a multi-year stint in corporate strategy research. His areas of interest pertaining to analytics story-telling, decision-making, and building HR capabilities for analytics.
Let’s dive right in and learn how Mick closes the workforce analytics gap using data to challenge conventional wisdom.
“I love the storytelling aspects [of data analytics]… Really where the rubber hits the road is when you teach people how to interpret the data and then ultimately take action.” – Mick Collins
“HR is expected to have 100% definitive conclusions and causations… We don’t have the perfect science, but if we don’t make decisions based on data we’re gonna be no better off in the future than we are today.” – Mick Collins
“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” – Mick Collins