The Conference Board Human Capital in Review series is designed for the busy human capital executive who values filtered and thoughtfully summarized highlights of significant ideas, topics, research, and trends in strategic workforce planning. This quarterly publication includes short summaries of insightful research and articles published across the globe from multiple sources.
Workforce segmentation continues to be a topic of interest in industry literature but as one report points out, just identifying critical roles is not enough—organizations must also define the capabilities needed for these roles. As well, as more and more data becomes available, the challenge of transforming big data into valuable business insights increases: two articles provide some tips on the transformation process. We also see the return of human capital financial statements, as one writer wonders if there are standardized measures of human capital to help organizations manage their human capital risks.