Yet if HR is to harbour any hope of proving its business value and earn its rightful place on the leadership team, senior HR managers need to approach analytics in a much more strategic way.
People are the real numbers introduces the KPMG Strategic Workforce Framework and provides a roadmap for turning HR's aspiration into reality.
- Too many systems exist for recording employee activity within organisations which leads to data fragmentation.
- Too much attention is given to reporting data and unless this is linked to business outcomes and strategic goals, it will remain 'nice to have' rather than 'essential for growth'.
- In many cases HR lacks the skills required to carry out the sort of complex statistical analysis required.