Big Data Can Be a Great HR Tool

…But has some obstacles to overcome

As CEOs across the globe grapple with issues from talent acquisition and retention to the need for greater employee productivity, a study by KPMG shows that HR has a massive opportunity to drive significant business value. They can do this efficiently by using big data & technology.The global survey reached out to 375 executives, with C-suite executives comprising more than half of them. “A lot of cos in India are showing greater interest in evidence-based HR (data-driven HR) and putting the nuts and bolts in place to have a lot more information which is critical from a talent standpoint,“ says Nishchae Suri, partner and head of people and change advisory at KPMG in India.There is a greater interest in the use of data and analysis in HR function on the part of companies in the IT and BFSI space, he adds.Rica Bhattacharyya takes a look at the key points of the survey.

Source : The Economic Times

Date : 22nd May 2015

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