How to Get Started with People Analytics

How to Get Started with People Analytics

Analytics is not just a one time thing, it has to be treated as something you will use in a continuous cycle that will improve your business processes and performance. Let’s dig deeper. Vikas Saini is a Technology Product Leader at Willis Towers Watson with specific expertise in HR Technology, Analytics and Big Data platforms. His core expertise is in delivering consumer grade analytics and big data products with a career that spans across startups to fortune 500 organizations.

Let’s dive right into Vikas’ expertise and learn about building your data analytics capabilities as it relates to technology, how to get started and what to avoid.

June 17, 2021

[00:01 – 04:34] Opening Segment

  • Dino and I welcome and learn more about Vikas Saini
  • Today’s topic – Building Your Data Analytics (Technology) Capabilities

[04:45 – 14:44] Getting Started with Your Overall Analytic Strategy

  • Understanding the needs of the corporate strategy and the capabilities of users
  • Building a fact/data driven culture – getting started
  • Getting passed the ‘give me everything’ effect

[14:45 – 21:26] Build vs. Buy Decision for Technology

  • 3 high level criteria to follow
  • Factoring in the technology and the content

[21:27 – 27:51] Navigating Potential Challenges; What Could Go Wrong?

  • The data is only as good as the source – ensure quality
  • Seeking to improve the user experience
  • Don’t be afraid to change directions – adoption and evolution

[27:52 – 30:45] Closing Segment

  • Summary of our conversation and final points
  • Final Words

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