Spring Reading 2016: Top 5 HR Articles You Need to Read Today

HR executive reading Visier's top HR articles for Spring 2016Getting to a fact-based and business-oriented mindset is critical for HR — 80% of executives say their company could not succeed without an assertive, data-driven CHRO, who takes a strong stance on talent issues and uses relevant facts to deliver an informed point of view.

This Spring roundup of articles shares some of our most popular articles on how HR can become a true strategic business partner.

Message to the Best and Brightest: Change the World by Changing the Future of Work and HR

How can we retool HR thinking to create the ideal future workplace? This is the question John Boudreau answers in this great read. Boudreau is professor at the Marshall School of Business, and professor and researcher at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California.

Why Data is the Key to Strategic HR Decisions

Big data can seem part ether, part mega-entity. In this article, Meghan Biro — CEO of TalentCulture and globally recognized Talent Management and HR Tech brand strategist — makes the idea of big data more approachable and breaks down how HR can take advantage of this single source of business truth.

HR Analytics — The “GPS” of True HR Transformation

Thought leader Mark Berry, VP of HR at CGB Enterprises, discusses how the idea of HR transformation has evolved and why leveraging analytics is key to finding your organization’s way. Berry was named as one of nine “HR Trendsetters” in the January 2015 issue of HR magazine for his work in workforce analytics and planning.

Why Connecting Workforce Outcomes to Business Outcomes Matters

In many organizations, HR is still not known for its business literacy. However, this can be overcome, explains Dave Weisbeck, by enabling HR to speak the language of the business. Find out how you can better connect talent to business results in his must-read article.

How to Keep HR and Finance in Sync on Workforce Planning

Workforce planning has traditionally been led by Finance, but in order to design the most effective plan possible, HR needs to bring its understanding of talent dynamics to the table. Ian Booth talks about why teamwork between these two departments is essential to the three core stages of workforce planning.

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Josie Sutcliffe |
With a background in Product Management, Business Development, and Marketing for technology start ups, Josie understands that market requirements – in the form of business problems – should drive technology. Experienced at market development, Josie has been an active thought leader for most of her career. When Josie’s not busy handling marketing for Visier, she enjoys travelling with her family, with a particular love for Italian beaches -- walk up espresso bars on the sand, who can beat that?