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25 Insights from the 2018 Human Capital Analytics Conference
“Today, HR has a seat at the table, and in order to maintain that business partnership, you need to have an analytics framework.”

—Andy Kaslow, CHRO, Cerberus

Companies are collecting more and more data about their employees. When used properly, human capital analytics can uncover veritable needles in the haystack: why women at a company in China were leaving in such large numbers that it became a burden on the company, for example. Such insights cannot only help companies fine tune their human resource policies; uncovering a smart solution can also help contribute to the firm’s bottom line. However, companies also need to be mindful of the pitfalls of analytics: implicit bias in data, difficulty in analyzing ambiguity, and survey fatigue among hard-pressed employees.

When 125 practitioners and experts met to talk about human capital analytics, we took notes. Here are highlights:

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