Tag: big data

Why Big Data Rules When Managing Employees

Aug 8, 2014 Posted by

A few years ago “Big Data” was flying off the lips of the tech-savvy, yet firm details about its real-world applications were still shaky. Today, it’s hard to find a business that doesn’t utilize data to achieve its bottom line. Now, more than ever, the use of these numbers to assess and empower employees — […]

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Top HR Technology for Increased Productivity and Better Decisions

Oct 29, 2013 Posted by

HR departments are constantly looking to streamline processes in order to increase efficiency and productivity. A recent HR Systems Survey by consulting firm CedarCrestone pinpoints some important areas where companies should invest.  Here are several ways that technology can improve company operations, according to Lexy Martin, vice president of research and analytics at CedarCrestone: Steer the Focus From […]

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The Emergence of Data Scientists

Dec 5, 2012 Posted by

Every year around this time, I like to do a tour of companies, mostly startups, in Silicon Valley.  It’s a chance for me to get annual pulse on new trends in “the valley”. Silicon Valley is like no other place.  When I grew up there many years ago it was a much different place.  At […]