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A snapshot of workforce analytics coverage in events and webinars


There is always a lot happening at SuccessFactors in terms of webinars, seminars and events and you can follow the SuccessFactors calendar of events for the latest.

The next couple of months are especially full of activities around workforce analytics and planning…

HR Technology Conference

Las Vegas, October 7-9

There is a dedicated track for Workforce Analytics & Planning at HR Technology Conference with something for everyone, from the ‘101’ basics to the more advanced, including a group discussion hosted by Josh Bersin on Big Data and Analytics.

Make sure to stop by and chat with us at the SuccessFactors booth in the Expo Hall. At the SuccessFactors booth we have a couple of times on Monday at 3 PM and Tuesday at 11 AM when you can see a demo of SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics.

Best Practices for Oil & Gas Conference
Dallas, October 6-9

Join Irfan Haque, Workforce Analytics and Planning Manager and HR Business Partner at the SAP Energy Industry conference on Best Practices for Oil & Gas.  Irfan will be speaking on Evolving Strategic Workforce Analytics at Tesoro Corporation, their evolution toward efficient utilization and deployment of resources based on data-driven decisions. 

This conference showcases the most important stories, case studies, and best practices for the successful use of SAP oil and gas solutions.

SuccessConnect 2013
Las Vegas, October 9-11

We have an exciting line up of sessions specifically for workforce analytics and planning at the SuccessConnect 2013 conference, following immediately after HR Tech at the Venetian in Las Vegas.  

The sessions range from great customer case studies and stories, to product overviews, refreshers and demos:

Wednesday, October 9

Instructor-Led Half Day Course Time
Talent Management Metrics: Reports Admin, Ad-hoc Reporting, Dashboards, and Analytics 13:00 – 17:00 PT

Thursday, October 10

Session Time

Using workforce planning and analytics to execute on business strategy
  Peter Howes, Vice President, Workforce Planning and Analytics

10:00 – 10:45 PT

The Sean and Adam show: Workforce Planning and Analytics at Cameco
  Sean Junor, Manager, Workforce Planning and Talent Acquisition, Cameco
  Adam Greenberg, Regional Sales Manager, SuccessFactors

10:00 – 10:45 PT

Case Study: Allstate’s SuccessFactors Workforce Planning and Analytics implementation
  Brett Winchell, Director, HR Workforce Management and Measurement, Allstate

11:00 – 11:45 PT

SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics and Workforce Planning overview and demonstration
  Kouros Behzad, Director of Product Marketing, SAP

Mick Collins, Principal Consultant, SuccessFactors

15:45 – 16:30 PT

Unlock the value of your HR data with SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics and Planning
  Scott Pollak, Principal, PwC

16:45 – 17:30 PT

Friday, October 11

Session Time

Analytics and System Administration Roundtable
Jaye Tanner, Professional Services Practice Manager, SuccessFactors

9:30 – 10:30 PT

Product innovations and roadmap for SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics
  Kouros Behzad, Director of Product Marketing, SAP

10:45 – 11:30 PT

IHRIM Workforce Analytics Forum
San Francisco, October 16

This year’s IHRIM Workforce Analytics Forum will take place on October 16th at the Deloitte Conference Facility at 555 Mission Street in San Francisco

This is a great learning forum to learn how workforce analytics are being used to help organizations make more strategic human capital and business decisions.  In one session SAP’s David Swanson, Senior VP of Human Resources, talks about the strategic impact of HR on the business: Making HR Relevant: Using Data to Measure Impact Not Just Action.

ASUG 2013 HCM Canada Conference
Lake Louise, Canada, October 15-18

The ASUG 2013 HCM Canada conference will take place October 15-18 in beautiful Lake Louise, Canada at the Fairmount Chateau Lake Louise.  Noteworthy presentations around analytics include “Envisioning the Future Workforce Planning and Analytics” by Mick Collins.

Conference Board Human Capital Analytics Conference
New York, October 29-30

The 2013 Human Capital Analytics Conference will take place in New York October 29-30 at the Grand Hyatt New York.  This year’s “program addresses how practitioners are working with the C-level to move toward an analytics culture” and has a great line up of speakers.

A presentation that stands out is “Global Payroll Benchmarking” by Karen Beaman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Jeitosa International Group, and co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of the IHRIM Journal.  Karen has had a deep focus on helping organizations build global HCM strategies for many years and brings great insight from great research.  On a personal note, Karen was instrumental in recruiting me into the HR technology world some 20 years ago!

HR Tech Europe
Amsterdam, October 24-25

HR Tech Europe is Europe’s premier event on software and technology that is bringing change to the ways people and organizations work, and analytics is an integral part of many of the discussions, as much as mobile, social, and cloud.  Of note is a session by Josh Bersin on The “Datafication” of HR where Josh speaks about how technology and big data are transforming the HR function.

The 21st Century Workforce Series
Webcast November 13

Earlier this month Josh Bersin kicked off the first of a series of SuccessFactors webinars on “The 21st Century Workforce – Strategies for Success” by talking about challenges to leadership.  As part of this series, Peter Howes will take part in a discussion in November on effective planning and analytics and strategies to manage your workforce risk to achieve business objectives.  To attend the webinar, register here.


Looking forward to connecting with you in person or virtually at these events!

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      Author's profile photo Luke Marson
      Luke Marson

      Great write-up Kouros!