L&D teams are increasingly looking at consumption and engagement data around digital resources. The piece on the BBC’s data blog gives a great example of why you need to look at data and context to give you the full picture.
Editor’s note: This year’s Towards Maturity Benchmark Study is out. Plenty of data to pick over to see how organisations are using learning technologies as well as the impact it is having.
Editor’s note: Scary or the saviour of productivity? This article looks at the quantified employee.
Editor’s note: I’m fascinated by how data can help teams become more effective. Here’s how a small football team is doing just that.
Editor’s note: Collecting the right data in the first place is going to be a key challenge for L&D professionals looking to build an evidence-based approach. Andy Wooler describes how his organisation is approaching the challenge.
Editor’s note: Sports data analysis means something in sports such as baseball. This is where data and performance come together which is why it is an area worth following. How long before other sectors follow?
Editor’s note: This article alludes to some very interesting things such as using data to help hire diverse teams. We know the traditional hiring process based on interviews is laced with biases which sees hiring managers tends towards hiring people like them. Could data help create more diverse teams?
Editor’s note: Despite the US focus, this is a useful way of showing how the internet has grown and penetrated in to different areas of our lives.
Last week Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist, wrote a lengthy article on big…
Editor’s note: Tim Harford on the problems that beset us when using data sets ie the all-important biases that lurk beneath the numbers.
Editor’s note: Fascinating look at social physics, the collection of colleague ‘behaviour’ data and what this means for privacy.
Editor’s note: Great piece on performance and big data and why organisations need to factor in qualitative data to ensure the quirks and realities of human behaviour are captured and related to performance.
Editor’s note: A look at Google’s use of data to improve management performance.
How data has powered management performance at Google.
Editor’s note: An analysis of two US football matches and how decisions backed up by data did not lead to the right result. Interesting lessons here on using data to determine what you do.