Data in the Workplace

By JD Dillon | Decoding the collection + use of workplace data ...

Modern Learning in the Age of Analytics and Intelligent Machines

<p>According to a recent article by Josh Bersin, while the global learning and development (L&D) industry is worth $200 billion, many learning …

Training Managers and the Search for the Holy Grail: Measuring Business Impact With Machine Learning and Big Data

This morning, Axonify announced that it has reached the “holy grail of corporate learning”: connecting training to business results. Proving the …

Machine Learning

How AI and machine learning help in upskilling employees

Learning Data: The real definition and how you can prove business impact

What is learning data? Let’s define it as “data used to measure and improve the impact of training.” Based on that definition, what learning data are …

In Real Life: Trust Before Data

<i>Which character in (name a popular television program) are you most like?</i><p>You can’t log into Facebook without tripping over a pile of quizzes just …

What does AI mean for L&D’s role in organisations?

If you've never used Adobe Connect, get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect.html<p>You are providing your data to Dods for the …

Webinars

Are you ready to start the workplace learning analytics journey?

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Learning

The Rise of the Social Enterprise: A New Paradigm for Business

After a year of research and another enormous survey of business and HR leaders around the world, we just released the Deloitte Human Capital Trends …

Trends

If Your Data Is Bad, Your Machine Learning Tools Are Useless

Poor data quality is enemy number one to the widespread, profitable use of machine learning. While the caustic observation, “garbage-in, garbage-out” has plagued analytics and decision-making for generations, it carries a special warning for machine learning. The quality demands of machine learning …

MoviePass collects an alarming amount of data about you. Cool.

MoviePass is watching you watch movies. And yes, that's as creepy as it sounds.<p>The subscription service catering to regular moviegoers employs data …

Google is using 46 billion data points to predict the medical outcomes of hospital patients

Some of Google’s top AI researchers are trying to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital.<p>A new research paper, published Jan. 24 with 34 co-authors and not peer-reviewed, claims better accuracy than existing software at predicting outcomes like whether a patient …

University of Chicago

Net Promoter Score Considered Harmful (and What UX Professionals Can Do About It)

In 2003, a marketing consultant named Fred Reichheld lit the business world on fire with the Harvard Business Review article The One Number You Need …

Social Articles Tracking & PR news.com

A new report titled Global Quartz Surfaces Sales Market Report 2018 has been added to the database of Trusted Business Insights (TBI). In this report …

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Moving beyond basic LMS metrics to an outcomes-based measurement model

Bersin by Deloitte’s latest research indicates that work and learning continue to converge; the more quickly employees are able to get the right …

How to Call B.S. on Big Data: A Practical Guide

“Nothing that you will learn in the course of your studies will be of the slightest possible use to you,” the Oxford philosophy professor John Alexander Smith told his students, in 1914, “save only this: if you work hard and intelligently, you should be able to detect when a man is talking rot.” …

How Twitch Learned to Make Better Predictions About Everything

In Silicon Valley, everyone makes bets. Founders bet years of their lives on finding product market fit, investors bet billions on the future value of ambitious startups, and executives bet that their strategies will increase a company’s prospects. Here, predicting the future is not a theoretical …

Big data can’t bring objectivity to a subjective world

Simon Chandler Contributor<p>Simon Chandler is a writer and journalist, contributing articles on culture, politics and technology.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Technological innovation is often simply an innovation in how we think about technology<p>It seems everyone is interested in big data these …

You May Not Need Big Data After All

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 2, 2009, digital<p>Companies are investing like crazy in data scientists, data warehouses, and data analytics software. But many of them don’t have much to show for their efforts. It’s possible they never will.<p>What’s the problem? To begin with, big data has …

How data and machine learning are 'part of Uber's DNA'

TechRepublic talked to Uber's head of machine learning about what the ride-sharing giant has learned from seven years of collecting and using 'smart' …

EEOC Panel Looks at Implications of Big Data in Workplace

​The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) heard from Society for Human Resource Management member Eric Dunleavy, Ph.D., on Thursday during …

At WeWork, Humans Supply Data For Its “Giant Computers”

The coworking startup is using heat maps and beacons to make its real estate operating system even more efficient.<p>In the office of the future, heat maps will facilitate employee interactions, and conference rooms will talk to you. At least if you’re a member of WeWork.<p>The hipster coworking company …

People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong

More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel. The results can run counter to common …

Big data and creativity: What we can learn from 'House of Cards'

Data and creativity can work really well together. Don’t believe me?<p>On February 1, 2013, a TV series called <i>House of Cards</i> debuted on the video streaming service Netflix. It proved an immediate hit. Two years later, it has a nine out of 10 rating from more than 275,000 reviewers. Those numbers place …

1M Data Points: Using Behavioral Analytics to Improve Learning Outcomes

Today’s organizations are tracking an unfathomable amount of data during both customer and employee experiences. Meanwhile, L&D continues to report on completions and quiz scores. To provide real value, L&D professionals must acknowledge the limits of “learning data” and tie solutions to measurable …

The Smoke and Mirrors of Enterprise Social Networking Metrics

Carrie Basham Young issued an ominous warning to enterprise social network community managers in her 2013 CMSWire article.<p>“It’s time to realize that …

Social Media

Twitter launches a standalone analytics and engagement app for power users

Twitter has announced a new standalone analytics app aiming to better serve its celebrity and power/marketing users, and — it surely hopes — eke out more activity on its platform in the process by making its highest profile users more effective tweeters.<p>The standalone app, called Engage, is …

Data & Analytics Summit 2016 Home

Explore the Opportunities for Data & Analytics<p>There is a considerable amount of buzz in our industry surrounding data. Data continues to multiply, …