WANTED Technologies (TSX-V: WAN), a supplier of “big data” analytics for the human capital marketplace, announced the release of its Analytics™ Connector, a simple and effective way to integrate WANTED data with applicant tracking systems (ATS). WANTED provides insight into supply and demand for talent using a data warehouse of more than one billion records describing continuous hiring activity since 2005. The Analytics™ Connector will allow Recruiters and HR professionals to access WANTED’s global hiring demand and supply information directly from their applicant tracking system via a browser plug-in.
WANTED’s clients, which include corporate HR departments, staffing [...]
Visier, an innovation leader in workforce analytics and planning, released today its 2014 State of Workforce Analytics and Planning Survey Report, which shares the results of a survey taken by over 300 professionals, the majority Human Resources Directors or Managers, earlier this year.
“We were excited to see that workforce analytics and planning continue to be significant areas of interest at companies today,” says Dave Weisbeck, Chief Strategy Officer, Visier. “But there is a significant gap between where HR wants to be and where they currently are. While the majority rank their companies as low in workforce analytics maturity today, their aspiration is to flip this trend [...]
Early last week IBM released a new online platform that will promote next-generation workforce development among college and university students and will “aim to help narrow Big Data and Analytics skills gap” according to its press release.
The platform will help students gauge their own skills and readiness for Big Data and analytics careers and receive help and guidance on how to further develop their skills in these fields. The new release comes at the head of an initiative brought forward by the Obama Administration to promote the usage of Big Data and quantitative measurement to solve economic, health, and educational challenges.
The platform is [...]