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?
The traditional way to study organizational networks is through a survey. However, a survey can reveal network representations only one at a time. It does not point to events, trends, and changes as they occur. Moreover, it requires a tedious analysis of relations mapping. Therefore, the survey phase will probably be followed by work done by algorithms.