Littalics on Wednesday 2
Edition #30
December 23th 2020
The Winter Collection

Happy Wednesday!

I had a wonderful talk this week with my colleagues Yossi Koren and Taly Kuzy about People Analytics from the perspective of CEOs. The Hebrew record is already on Spotify, iTunes, and on the Israeli OD Association's website. Changing the analytical mindset in organizations is a long journey. Finding such great partnerships is my reward. I'm grateful.
Happy Winter Holidays,

Thoughts and Articles

People Analytics transforms the HR sector. However, I believe that the professional transformation happens when HR leaders bypass their barriers and leverage learning and open culture.

Data from Mars, HR leaders from Venus

Data from Mars, HR leaders from Venus
Being an eternal student is one ingredient in the secret sauce of success in People Analytics. The second is being a part of open-source culture. Future success is in Procurement and Ethics

Learning culture, rituals, and establishing People Analytics

Learning culture, rituals, and establishing People Analytics
People Analytics practices are related to HR practitioners' mindset. Sometimes a mindset change is a key to a successful path in analytics. Learning culture and rituals help to overcome resistance to change.

Tweets and Treats

A selection of contents I liked and shared this week on Twitter
How to be a bilingual data scientist
Make #code, not war! :) #R and #Python together in a single project. RT @dr_keithmcnulty
When Does Predictive Technology Become Unethical?
"It’s a real challenge to draw the line as to which #predictive objectives pursued with #ML are unethical... but, at the very least, it’s important to stay vigilant for when ML serves to empower a preexisting #unethical practice..." Thx @predictanalytic
Leading With Decision-Driven Data Analytics
#DataScience best practice starts with a #business question and ends up with actionable #insights. I don't see a need to separate it from #decisions science. However, too often practitioners start with data instead of the right question. Thx @AndrewMarritt

24 out of 27

HR roles will be impacted by technology at varying degrees in the next 3-5 years*

* Willis Towers Watson

Updated Resources

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 ...

Be careful! These books can change your career

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list
My People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list on Kindle includes +30 items! Find here inspiration, practical guidance, validation for practices, new ideas, and innovative tools.

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.

Training, Public Speaking, Media Coverage, Recognition

People Analytics, HR-Tech - Training, Public Speaking, Media Coverage, Recognition
Comprehensive list of Littal's professional training programs, public speaking engagements, media coverage and recognition, 2017-2020
When I started my People Analytics blog back in 2016, I chose one of my crane's photographs for the main page header. Cranes are a great metaphor – always on a worldwide journey, with their large flocks, dynamic roles, and inter-dependencies. They are just like us, people in organizations who are on their journey to a data-driven career.

When I wrote on that header, "data makes you fly," I couldn't imagine what would follow. The story will be published shortly in this book. Its' not only about my career path and insights. It is also about HR leaders who can embrace analytics and become heroes in their organizations. Enjoy a sneak peek, and please, write me some feedback.

Tel Aviv Chapter

Do your learning opportunities in the domain of People Analytics include experience in real organization data? In my opinion, there is no substitute for such an experience. This is the essence of my mentoring programs for HR leaders and the one-on-one sessions that I offer to students in my introductory course, "The People Analytics Journey."
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Littal Shemer Haim

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