In this week’s BusinessWeek, Ultimate Software is promoting a “unique algorithm that looks at dozens of multidimentional aspects of an employee to help predict (with a high degree of accuracy) whether that employee is a flight risk.”
Further on, Sum Total offers “a centralized hub that can tap into multiple data sources to give you a full, comprehensive view of your employees and what they are trying to accomplish.”
The link between these two offerings is “big data,” a term that already triggers 22 million hits in a web search and appears well on its way to replacing “social media” as the most discussed new idea in human capital management.
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