26 min

Why the Spotlight Is on People Analytics Workday Podcast

    • Business

Using data to try to make better decisions about people and where they will perform best isn’t new. Michael Lewis’s 2003 book "Moneyball," and the 2011 film that followed, put a big spotlight on strategic statistical analysis, and how a professional baseball team with a relatively small budget could compete with its well-heeled rivals. Hollywood might not be making movies about the world of HR, but data is having an equally big impact on the HR function. Phil Willburn, Workday’s head of people Analytics and Insights, was a recent guest on the Workday Podcast to discuss analytics and its impact on business.

Using data to try to make better decisions about people and where they will perform best isn’t new. Michael Lewis’s 2003 book "Moneyball," and the 2011 film that followed, put a big spotlight on strategic statistical analysis, and how a professional baseball team with a relatively small budget could compete with its well-heeled rivals. Hollywood might not be making movies about the world of HR, but data is having an equally big impact on the HR function. Phil Willburn, Workday’s head of people Analytics and Insights, was a recent guest on the Workday Podcast to discuss analytics and its impact on business.

26 min

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