Some early adopters have integrated big data into human resources practices with noteworthy results.
Articles by Michelle Rafter
Companies have been slow to bring analytics-based decision-making to their people practices, but that’s changing.
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For the best possible outcome, plan ahead, get input from multiple departments and don’t stint on training.
It took nine months, but Aztec Shops’s switch to cloud-based payroll and other human resources software paid off in faster processing times and fewer technical headaches.
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