Editor’s note: More of an overview of big data and how it can be used in the enterprise to ‘manage culture’.
Editor’s note: Thanks to Phil Wilcox for sharing this piece on the importance of intuition in the analysis of big data.
Editor’s note: Last in a great series of seven tech trends in education for 2012. This one looks at analytics.
Editor’s note? The internet of what? We are all data points and the data we produce will affect how things work. This is a useful article on the Internet of things, which was subject of debate at the recent LeWeb conference in Paris.
Editor’s note: Authors of the book Human Capital Analytics: How to Harness the Potential of Your Organization’s Greatest Asset, shed light on how to measure the impact of a learning program on an overall business goal.
Editor’s note: It took three years, two months and one day for the first billion tweets to be sent on Twitter. it now takes two and a half days. Not only is this a reflection of how technology is changing but it also serves as a reminder of the exponential rise in data on the web. Clearly, maligning sense of the data is a huge challenge – something the new Twitter archive might be able to help with.
Editor’s note: How can organisations reap the rewards of the data they produce. A federated approach involving departmental data groups could be the answer . . .
Editor’s note: We are flooded with data but the real challenge is identifying you want to find out and what problem you want to solve, not what data you want to collect.
Editor’s note: Data is everywhere and we are generating it all the time. It is also freely available if we know how to extract it from our various systems. So what are we going to do with this data in HR and L&D? Sukh Pabial asks the question and presents some scenarios. One thing is for sure – this is an area of huge potential for organisations but it will require looking well beyond one’s business silo in order to act on it effectively.
Editor’s note: A smallish sample size but this survey into filesharing at enterprise and government organisations in Australia and New Zealand conducted by IDM and Australia’s Institute for Information Management lifts the lid on knowledge and data management and concerns in shifting towards a cloud-based approach.
Editor’s note: Big data is becoming a popular phrase, but what does it mean and what could it look like for L&D? Here’s what it is looking like in the education sector.