Talent Management

Developing An Effective Talent Analytics Program

Dashboards, deep dives and data crunching do not always work as intended, but there are four signs the metrics are living up to their promises.
—By Donna Chan

Successful talent analytics programs can take many forms. There is no “one-size-fits-all” program that will work for every business, so many HR teams are using analytics systems that are custom-built or cobbled together from a variety of tools.

Yet no matter what kind of off-the-shelf or custom system is being used, there are four key signs that a talent analytics program is appropriately serving the needs of the firm.

Numbers Clearly Connect to Key Business Outcomes