Littalics on Wednesday 2
Edition #35
January 27th 2021
The Winter Collection

Happy Wednesday!

Imagine a C-suite level discussion. You would be surprised to find a CMO (chief marketing officer) who focuses on the company web site's conversion rates instead of discussing market share or other strategic topics. But in the HR verticals, we still see too many discussions on operational metrics, mistakenly presented as People Analytics instead of focusing on business questions. It is only one of many symptoms of analytical immaturity among HR professionals.
But fortunately, we are on a journey to change that. I'm looking forward to continuing my humble contribution to the change, in my future learning groups.

Thoughts and Articles

What is the future of People Analytics from employees' point of view? I believe that employees and candidates will judge employers by the ethics in data management. I'm proud that I had this vision back in 2017, as it is still relevant today. Read more of my opinion on ethics in People Analytics.

Employees in the big data era: Will you let robots determine your future at work?

Employees in the big data era: Will you let robots determine your future at work?
Only when feeling secure employees will be receptive and enthusiastic to participate and cooperate with AI and ML to influence their career path.

My opinions about the Ethics of People Analytics and workforce AI

My opinions about the Ethics of People Analytics and AI
For a retrospective review, and hopefully, for our continuous conversation, here’s a collection of my opinions about Ethics, People Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence.

Tweets and Treats

Contents I liked and shared this week on Twitter
USD $5 Billion HR Tech VC Floods Market in 2020
#HRTech investments changed in 2020, spurred by the pandemic. The top two categories were Collaboration & Comms and Learning. Global #VentureCapital reached nearly USD $5 billion.
Connecting HR to the Business With Dada
#HR professionals take an HR centric view rather than focussing on the #business. In order to understand the language of business, they need to learn the language of #data. Thx @UNLEASHgroup


increase in HR professionals with data analysis skills
listed on LinkedIn over the last five years*

* LinkedIn Global Talent Trends 2020

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 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.
I'm happy to announce that seven editions were already released! My resources review about workforce AI ethics accumulates not only my long-term contributions but is also a joint endeavor and collaboration in my professional community. Special thanks this week to Max Blumberg and Andrea Kirby for the support.

My review includes four categories of resources about Ethics in workforce AI: Strategic thinking, Practical advice, Product Reviews, and Social context. With time, it becomes an impactful document.

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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