The human resources field is being dramatically reshaped by the emerging digital economy. Despite past reluctance from chief human resources officers (CHROs) to embrace new technologies, HR executives are beginning to develop a strong interest in data and analytics.
The challenge? Though there’s interest in data, CHROs have their work cut out for them. According to the findings of a 2013 study conducted by the American Management Association, human resources ranked last in analytical skills behind other key organization functions.
The HR organization is on the verge of being disrupted by the sweeping advances of the digital era and the renewed recognition of the role human capital plays in driving revenue and growth in the company. Is your organization prepared?
To learn more about how HR can take cues from marketing on big data, read the full report.
Also, check out this infographic for more information on how the expanding array of tools and technologies is changing HR’s relationship with employees.