Building effective HR analytics

Conference panel cites challenges of building business case, finding proper talent
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/27/2017
Sheritz Sogbesan, HR reporting and analytics manager at Holt Renfrew (from left), hosts a panel at the People Analytics Canada conference in Toronto, with Alexander Uborcev of RBC, Arun Kochhar of Xerox and Linda Croll Howell of Cornell University. Credit: Sarah Dobson

People analytics is a rapidly growing field in human resources, but because it’s still relatively new turf, sourcing the right talent can be a challenge.

Three panellists came together recently in Toronto to offer insights on how to form an effective HR analytics team.

And one place to start is in building the business case for people analytics, and taking ownership, they said, speaking at the People Analytics Canada conference on Nov. 2.