People analytics may be one of the highest impact areas of opportunity for businesses today, yet it has gone largely untapped. While analytics technology has been successfully implemented across a wide expanse of business functions using structured data, insights into the human side of the enterprise remain invisible from corporate view and unharnessed for analytics.
This side of the enterprise encompasses every human element found within the behavior of the workforce, all of which can be measured. Consider the massive volumes of messages, emails, and documents shared by the workforce today. Lying within it is a plethora of information, knowledge, and insight, representing the entirety of the company’s “corporate intelligence.”