Using Analytics to Address the Impacts of COVID-19 on the Workplace
Over the past few years, advances in technology have been challenging many of the traditional concepts of how, where, and when people work. To manage these changes, companies have turned to the practice of people analytics, using data to manage the workforce. This practice has only increased in importance and utility during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this talk, we will begin by giving a brief overview of the practice people analytics and how it has grown. We will then discuss how companies continue to use analytics during this unprecedented time in history to discover employee needs, manage changing work environments, and address employee engagement and well-being. Moreover, we will explain how analytics can play a key role in planning for return to work and managing the long-term impacts of the pandemic.