Editor’s note: Big thanks to @andrewjacobsld for sharing this on measuring what we do. Great piece on why not to measure every minute detail of L&D.
Editor’s note: A look at a study from Wolfram Alpha which uses big data research methods to analyze Facebook users’ information
Editor’s note: Stephen Hawking has called this the ‘century of complexity’. This piece looks at the skills graduates might need to work with that complexity.
Andrew Hogue, Foursquare’s head of data and search, shares how his team uses millions of data points to decide what to build next.
Editor’s note: The wonders of data analytics. Match engagement data with appraisal data and what do you find? The worst performing employees are the most engaged.
Editor’s note: Great set of infographics exploring the use and psychology of colours online.
Editor’s note: Marking International Women’s Day, the OECD has developed an interactive gender data tool.
Editor’s note: Think of harnessing all the information shared by people in the organisation and being able to give it meaning so it can be made sense of quickly and easily. Almost a big data approach to the information being shared . . .
Editor’s note: Interesting to see how LinkedIn data is being used in the talent space. A good example of how data is being used to help companies better understand talent management challenges.
Editor’s note: An abstract of a new book by Evgeny Morozov entitled ‘To Save Everything Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism’ in which Morozov calls for new ways to appreciate the imperfections of democracy versus what he calls being forced to wear Silicon Valley’s digital straitjacket.
Editor’s note: More data points from us today . . . a good set of research and stats to set the scene for current mobile learning use and future trends.
Editor’s note: Here are 15 data points to help answer some common questions about mobile usage and behavior.
Nigel Paine, former chief learning officer at the BBC, continues his series on rewiring corporate…
Editor’s note: With Davos underway, the Guardian has produced five data sets looking at unemployment, climate change, inequality, government debt and growth. A macro look at the world but one that sets the context for working life for us all.