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.
Editor’s note: With all the hype and excitement around big data, it is useful – and necessary – to think about the downsides. Some interesting points here.
Editor’s note: Good to see stats that might challenge perceptions around social media usage. Look at the fastest growing cohort on Twitter, for example.
Editor’s note: Good article for getting started with data visualisation and its concepts.
Silos, skills gaps and suspicion are preventing HR from joining the big data and talent analytics revolution, CIPD research reveals
A complex mix of silos, skills gaps and suspicion are preventing HR from tapping into…
Unilever has put all its people data in one place so that 100,000 users can…
Editor’s note: Some practical steps to data reporting in HR. Remember: collect what you can usefully analyse.
Editor’s note: Facebook’s data-science team teases out who is romantically involved with whom by examining link structures.
Editor’s note: Despite the fact the majority of organisations are investing in data analytics tools, this research by Bersin found that only 4% of companies have achieved the capability to perform “predictive analytics” about their workforce.
Editor’s note: This link was shared by @marcoable in yesterday’s #chat2lrn Twitter chat on big data. Worth a read for getting up to speed on some of the core issues around big data.
Editor’s note: The second in a two-part look at how technology and data is changing the marketing profession. Here we look at consumers’ perception of the data companies hold on them and how that is used for marketing purposes.