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Analyzing Workforce Data for Better Training

Luke Kempski

Dr. Brandy Parker, Senior Analyst, Workforce Analytics Team, Johnson & Johnson

With more than 125,000 employees, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) generates an almost endless amount of workforce data.  Inside this data lies value that can be used to help the organization improve performance and make better decisions. But as with any data analytics initiative, it requires a skilled team with specific goals in order to unlock the most value. As a Senior Analyst, Dr. Brandy Parker’s mission is to find insights in workforce data that can support changes that lead to improved performance.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPOvt0XkiXgWorkforce Data Analytics in Action With more than 125,000 employees, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) generates an almost endless amount of workforce data. Inside this data lies value that can be used to help the organization improve performance and make better decisions. But as with any data analytics initiative, it requires a skilled team with specific goals in order to unlock the most value. As a Senior Analyst, Dr. Brandy Parker’s mission is to find insights in workforce data that can support changes that lead to improved performance. Dr. Brandy Parker, Senior Analyst, Workforce Analytics Team, Johnson & Johnson spoke to JPL President Luke Kempski.TM38Shttp://img.youtube.com/vi/nPOvt0XkiXg/default.jpg

Too often, organizations may make assumptions without supporting data. These assumptions can lead to poor decisions resulting in a competitive disadvantage.  By analyzing and applying workforce data, Johnson and Johnson is helping to build a culture of analytics. Dr. Parker explains how her team dispelled myths about what employees are more likely to exit the organization.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyczq4Y4T94Workforce Data Challenges Assumptions Too often, organizations may make assumptions without supporting data. These assumptions can lead to poor decisions resulting in a competitive disadvantage. By analyzing and applying workforce data, Johnson and Johnson is helping to build a culture of analytics. Dr. Brandy Parker explains how her team dispelled myths about what employees are more likely to exit the organization.T1M06Shttp://img.youtube.com/vi/cyczq4Y4T94/default.jpg

When organizations seek to improve performance, they need to understand how information flows. Training leaders need to know the influencers and experts that are the sources of information that influence performance. Brandy Parker explains how analyzing a network can improve coaching and training strategies.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ik9IyHUvrWcInforming Training by Analyzing Networks When organizations seek to improve performance, they need to understand how information flows. Training leaders need to know the influencers and experts that are the sources of information that influence performance. In this video blog interview with JPL President Luke Kempski, Dr, Brandy Parker explains how analyzing a network can improve coaching and training strategies.T1M10Shttp://img.youtube.com/vi/Ik9IyHUvrWc/default.jpg

Actionable data needs to be packaged and delivered efficiently and effectively to positively influence performance. Dr. Parker has found that using video can help influence learning and decision-making by providing data and informing participants prior to collaboration. This approach can also lead to more active learning sessions and meeting experiences.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65JvmEJ5Z6UUsing Video to Prepare for In Person Learning Actionable data needs to be packaged and delivered efficiently and effectively to positively influence performance. Dr. Brandy Parker of Johnson & Johnson has found that using video can help influence learning and decision-making by providing data and informing participants prior to collaboration. This approach can also lead to more active learning sessions and meeting experiences. She explains in this video blog interview with JPL President Luke Kempski.T1M09Shttp://img.youtube.com/vi/65JvmEJ5Z6U/default.jpg

Training and workforce data continue to grow in their influence within organizations. Learning and development leaders who build the capacity to find actionable insights in their data can increase the results of their training investments and make their organizations more competitive. To learn more about Dr. Parker’s views on workforce analytics and using video, visit her social media channels.

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