15 HR And People Analytics Experts To Follow For 2017

It’s hard to believe, but 2016 is almost at an end. This past year was a big one for analytics and data in HR. From numerous studies showing the use of HR analytics on the rise, to whole conferences being devoted to the subject, 2016 was certainly the year of HR and people analytics.

This only makes the anticipation for 2017 that much higher. That being said, how can you begin the New Year off on a high note when it comes to analytics in your HR team? Our recommendation is to start by becoming familiar with and following these 15 HR and people analytics experts:

David Green (@david_green_uk) – Global Director, People Analytics Solutions at IBM Kenexa Smarter Workforce.

Andrew Spence (@AndySpence) – Founder of Glass Bead Consulting.

Patrick Coolen (@PatrickCoolen) – Manager HR Metrics & Analytics at ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

iNostix by Deloitte (@iNostix– Team of market leading predictive HR analytics experts founded by Luk Smeyers and Dr. Jeroen Delmotte.

Greta Roberts (@gretaroberts) – Co-Founder & CEO of Talent Analytics, Corp.

Talent Analytics (@TalentAnalytics) – Industry leader in predictive workforce analytics.

Evan Sinar, PhD (@EvanSinar) – Chief Scientist and Vice President at Development Dimensions International.

Dave Millner/HR Curator (@HRCurator) – Executive Consulting Partner, IBM Workforce Science.

Richard Rosenow (@RichardRosenow) – Human Resources Management Associate – HR Advisor North American Retail at Citibank.

Jonathan Ferrar (@jaferrar) – Consultant, speaker, and author in HR Strategy, Workforce Analytics and the Future of Work.

Max Blumberg (@Max_Blumberg) – Founder of Blumberg Partnerships Ltd. and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Michael M. Moon, PhD (@mikemmoon) – Talent Management and Analytics Consultant, and CEO & Principal Analyst of ExcelHRate Research and Advisory Services.

Alec Levenson (@alec_levenson) – Economist/Senior Research Scientist at Center for Effective Organizations (CEO), University of Southern California.

Morten Kamp Andersen (@MortenKamp) – Partner at proacteur & Human Capital Consultant.

Tracey Smith (@NInsights) – President at Numerical Insights LLC.

Analytics in HR (@AnalyticsinHR) – An online community of HR analytics experts, beginners and enthusiast.

All of these experts create and share great content, data, studies and so much more about analytics and data in HR. For any team looking to start, adjust, revamp, or just plain improve their analytics strategy, this group of influencers should be a go-to source for knowledge and best practices.

Don’t get left behind on the analytics revolution that is taking place within HR. While the thought of a data-driven organization can be scary, the benefits it can provide can be game changing. When it comes to HR and people analytics, hit the ground running in the New Year.

If there is anyone you think we should add to this list, let us know by tweeting at us (@RecruitDDR). We can grow this list throughout 2017!