Littalics on Wednesday 2

Edition #6 - July 8th, 2020

Happy Wednesday!

As we experience the second wave of Covid19 in Tel Aviv, I spend most of my time these days at home, and I meet my audience only remotely. But my conversations with people on my network, who try, just like me, to figure out how to cope, are a relief. Whatever your circumstances, I encourage you to keep in touch. Don't hesitate to use the contact apps on my website.
This week I continued my endeavor to create a comprehensive resource list for the Ethics of workforce AI. From now on, my monthly review on this topic is on the updated resource section, and you can reach it weekly. I want to thank my colleagues who support me on this mission, and especially David Green and Andrew Spence.

My review includes four categories of resources about Ethics in workforce AI: Strategic thinking, Practical advice, Product reviews, and Social context. Stay tuned for July review. However, you can already find some hints in the "Tweets and Treats" section. I'm looking forward to receiving more of your feedback. Thanks in advance!

I continue to curate some of my +50 old articles into my new book. This week I went back to two articles that became super viral when I published them, but are still relevant now. As many HR professionals take the time at these challenging times to re-skilling themselves, misconceptions about People Analytics are, again, out there. I invite you to read my distinctions and myths, that will also appear in my future book.



Thoughts and Articles

HR Dashboards are not People Analytics – but you need both!

HR Dashboards are not People Analytics – but you need both!
People Analytics and dashboards of HR Analytics deal with Performance. However, each practice has a different approach: Dashboards enable us to present KPIs, and to answer questions such as: Did we reach our goals? However, by using dashboards, we can’t answer the question: Why?

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Five myths about People Analytics that inhibit your progress

Five myths about People Analytics that inhibit your progress
In a public talks I challenged my self to describe the state of People Analytics in five sentences. Each point I made implies a myth. HR leaders should be aware of the following five misconceptions, or otherwise, continue to let these false ideas inhibit their advancement.

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Tweets and Treats

A selection of contents I liked and shared this week,
People Analytics, explained

In case you've missed: "Done right, #PeopleAnalytics allows you to keep your people and your organization successful and effective, even in a constantly changing environment." @mitsmr interviewed Emilio J. Castilla, Professor, @MIT Sloan
Remote working: This company is using fitness trackers and AI to monitor workers' lockdown stress

PwC is harnessing #AI and fitness-tracking wearables to gain a deeper understanding of how #work and stressors are impacting #employees' state of mind. Would you like to get access to my DNA too??? Seriously, can't people track health metrics without involving their employer?

Updated Resources

Ethics in Workforce AI
Monthly Review

Ethics in People Analytics and AI at Work – Best Resources
Part of my continuous learning, collaboration, and contribution is a comprehensive resource list, updated monthly. It includes four categories: strategic thinking, practical advice, product reviews, and a social context.

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People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list
Let’s face it. There are too many professional books one can read in a lifespan. This list of People Analytics and HR-Tech books is not exceptional. I won’t be able to complete reading all of it …

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A Lighthouse in the Rough Seas of HR-Tech

A Lighthouse in the Rough Seas of HR-Tech
Sailing the rough seas of HR-Tech solutions? This List may be your lighthouse. Find here links to HR-Tech innovation and solutions, sorted in ten main categories, based on employee life-cycle ...

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More Learning Opportunities and Recognition

People Analytics, HR-Tech - Training, Public Speaking, Media Coverage, Recognition
Thanks for meeting me outside of this People Analytics blog! When I started this blog, I chose one of my photographs, that presents cranes, for the main page. Cranes are a great metaphor ...

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