Human resources is one of the latest frontiers for big data.
A recent article from Entrepreneur magazine highlighted a variety of research, all showing growth and development of big data and analytics inside the HR departments of large companies. Developing reliable data streams is one way to better anticipate and meet the needs of staff.
One area where HR departments can derive benefits is through organizing and analyzing unstructured employee social media data. With the right archiving and governance solutions in place, HR leaders can tailor retention and engagement strategies to the individual needs of an organization. Tapping into the sentiment of employees can boost employee tenure through more effective HR programs.