Human Capital Analytics Center Publications


  1. 24 Truths about Organizational Design: Insights from the 12th Annual Organization Design and Diagnostics Conference

    February 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    We live in a world of continual disruption. Companies that restructure so they can be agile and flexible will be the most successful at dealing with the unknown.

  2. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Voices from Asia, Vol 1, No 2

    January 2017 | Human Capital in Review

    In the face of Asia’s tightening talent market—with rising concerns about inadequate skilled labor coupled with millennials’ expectation of work/life balance—companies must enhance their talent pipelines to outperform their competitors.


  1. Employing Analytics to Enhance Workplace Productivity

    December 2016 | Research Report

    Through the use of workforce analytics, organizations can examine the quality of productivity initiatives to identify and deliver the productivity gains that make the difference between thriving and surviving.

  2. 20 Truths about Human Capital Analytics: Insights from the 2016 Human Capital Analytics Conference

    December 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    As human capital analytics grows, it is no longer considered merely optional to HR strategy. Early adopters have used HCA to increase HR efficiency as well as overall business performance. 

  3. Deciphering Labor and Skill Shortages in Asia with Workforce Analytics

    July 2016 | Research Report

    This report profiles labor markets in China, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines and provides guidelines for using workforce analytics to address talent concerns in the region.

  4. Job Satisfaction: 2016 Edition: Tightening Labor Market Means More Opportunity, More Satisfaction

    July 2016 | Research Report

    Nearly half of US workers (49.6 percent), the highest percentage since 2005, are satisfied with their jobs. The tightening labor market may be partly responsible for this uptick in sentiment.

  5. Digital Transformation: What Is It and What Does It Mean for Human Capital?

    July 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Within an enterprise, digital transformation often leads to significant changes in business strategy that  may reshape a company or disrupt an entire industry. These changes translate into new human capital challenges.

  6. Digital Transformation: What Is It and What Does It Mean for Human Capital? (CHRO Business Implications)

    July 2016 | Key Business Issues

    “Can we combine talent data with other kinds of data to demonstrate to others how talent factors are related to business outcomes?” and nine other digital transformation-related questions CHROs should ask now.

  7. Digital Transformation: What Is It and What Does It Mean for Human Capital? (CEO Business Implications)

    July 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Consider whether the executive team is equipped to lead digital transformation or whether additional expertise is needed: one of six actions CEOs need to take to accelerate digital transformation in their organizations.

  8. Navigating the Digital Economy: Driving Digital Growth and Productivity from Installation to Deployment – CEO and CSO Implications

    May 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Despite massive investments, digitization hasn’t recharged the economy. In the future, will we see small innovations and more slow growth—or a transformation that drives explosive growth?