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Focus on Analytics: Use data and analytics, not guesswork, when making HR decisions

Featuring: Mike Theaker, Global HR & Payroll Offering Leader, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services


LINK to article: Use data and analytics, not guesswork, when making HR decisions


Mike recently contributed an article in the latest Edition of HP’s BPO Edge e-zine titled, “Use data and analytics, not guesswork, when making HR decisions”.  In this article Mike discusses how organizations must use workforce data and analytics to drive organizational decisions on talent acquisition, development, deployment, and retention if they want to achieve and maintain a competitive edge.Cover Image.JPG


Mike also discusses how analytics can help answer important questions and assist in making the right decisions around hiring, development, deployment, compensation and retention.


The article also looks at how analytics can help organisations develop their employees and also assist with decision making within other parts of their organization.


Finally Mike discusses how HR solutions are now becoming available on the cloud via Software-as-a-Service models which can therefore be provided at a lower cost to organizations.


Please take a moment to read this very important and insightful article.


LINK to article: Use data and analytics, not guesswork, when making HR decisions


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About Mike Theaker


Mike Theaker is the Global HR & Payroll Offering Leader for HP Enterprise Services. His responsibilities

include developing the HR & Payroll services Go-to-Market strategy, identifying enabling technology MTheaker.jpg

partners and  leading sales efforts demonstrating the value proposition associated with a global, end-to-end HR & Payroll outsourcing service.


Mike is a global HR effectiveness expert with over 20 years’ experience spanning: HR strategy design; HR process optimization; HR shared services design and implementation; HR technology selection and implementation; workforce analytics; HR outsourcing; and change management. He has delivered HR effectiveness and transformation projects for clients in multiple industry sectors across EMEA, Asia and North America.


He holds a Master’s degree in HR Management, is a Chartered Member of the CIPD and served as a Director of IHRIM (International Association for Human Resources Information Management) Europe.

Alleli Aspili | ‎08-20-2013 07:59 AM

Data and analytics don’t only help in making HR decisions; a lot of US retailers also want to optimize it for their operations to be more successful. Outsourcing Insider published an article about it last month.

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