People Analytics 3.0

People Analytics 3.0 is about creating and deploying analytically-based products. Such products deliver value deeper into an organization than ever before. It still provides insights to those making the investments – business executives and HR leaders – yet it’s now also delivering value to those generating the data in the first place, namely workers.

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Sarah Sparnenn
Performance Management is Stupid!

We humans like to grow. We need to grow. And certain individual, team, and organizational growth creates value: good stuff like brand equity, financial health, shareholders returns, etc. Most organizations, however, are not facilitating such growth, at least very well. They’re applying an archaic process, and accompanying mindset, to measure and assess employee activity and contribution. This process is widely known as performance management.

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Sarah Sparnenn
The 10 Essentials of Generating Workforce Insight

I'm often asked by business and HR leaders, as well as analytics and planning professionals, "What does it take to create truly meaningful workforce insight on an ongoing basis?". While there are many clichéd responses to such a question - "Start small...", "Get some quick wins...", "It's a journey..."  - there's much more to it.  There's a reality that must be appreciated; a complexity that must be addressed. 

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Sarah Sparnenn