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Lesser, Eric
May 2010
People Management;5/20/2010, p22
The article discusses the results of an IBM survey of over 400 human resource (HR) professionals in North America on workforce analytic application and the challenge it poses to the decision making process in an organisation. It was noted that only 33% of HR employees have implemented workforce analytic software. The survey revealed the role of analytics in allowing HR to engage in a proactive way of using corporate strategy. Also explained are areas of focus for organisations that intend to boost human capital investments and HR functions.


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