Littalics on Wednesday 2
Edition #36
February 3rd 2021
The Winter Collection

Happy Wednesday!

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."


Thoughts and Articles

I'm always happy to share and listen to diverse perspectives in expert panels, which represent the evolving conversation in our field. Here's a summary of the one in which I participated lately.

People Analytics: Transforming the HR Function

People Analytics: Transforming the HR Function - Experts Panel
A panel conversation about how People Analytics transform the HR function: Significant successes and remaining challenges, Leveraging analytics to orient business leaders in the pandemic, and more.

There is so much more in my People Analytics circle

There is so much more in my People Analytics circle
You must be eternal students in the industry of People Analytics, so you better choose wisely who you learn from. Each person in the following interviews and reviews offered me a valuable lesson.

Tel Aviv Chapter

I'm excited to update you that I recently joined as a Lead Mentor to SigmaLab, a ‘For Founders, By Founders’ accelerator, focusing on reaching product validation, market fit, and building the right fundraising strategy. 13+ waves, with over 70 alumni, +$100m raised, and three exists. SigmaLabs TLV is one of the leading early-stage startup accelerators in Israel. Stay tuned to learn about my mentees shortly.


of large companies still rely on spreadsheets for business analytics*

* Deloitte survey

Tweets and Treats

A selection of contents I liked and shared this week
The true dangers of AI are closer than we think

"The challenge with facial recognition is we had to adjudicate these #ethical and values questions while we were publicly deploying the #technology. In the future, I hope that some of these conversations happen before the potential harms emerge."
Ethical Frameworks for AI Aren’t Enough

Organizations adopt high-level principles to ensure that their #AI is #ethical and causes no harm. But to give the principles teeth, organizations need concrete #metrics. There is no single approach that fits all industries, but #HRTech should have one.

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.

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 …

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 ...

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 ...
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.

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Littal Shemer Haim

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