Data makes the world more legible, even more so in HR. It sets the context, offers a keyhole in the future and acts as a guiding lantern in the business landscape disrupted by the evolution of new ideas, tools and processes. It has become urgent for HR professionals to cultivate a passion for data and to invest in developing those skill-sets that will help them get started on their data journey. And to empower our community’s leaders in the very direction at People Matters Tech HR Singapore, Dr Jaclyn Lee, Chief Human Resources Officer, Singapore University of Technology and Design; Dr Fermin Diez, Deputy CEO and Group Director, NCSS; and Henry Liew, Global Innovation Director, BIPO come together in a power-packed panel to share expert insights on the world of data analytics and how it ties in with HR. Here are some key takeaways from the session:
- Don’t start with the data. Start with the business problem
- Lose the fear of numbers
- Understand the on-ground problem statement
- Generate social assets
With HR taking a seat at the executive table, one cannot deny that the expectations from this function are at an all-time high. What can empower them to truly show their metal and drive the business strategy in an unpredictable market landscape is HR data exclusively tuned to answer business questions.