The Power of Information

HRA Speaking Session

HR Analytics Speaker Session

Speaker Bio:

Tracey Smith

Tracey has been recognized as a “Top 15 HR Analytics Expert to Watch in 2017” and one of the “Top 50 Global Influencers in HR Analytics." Specializing in business analytics, Tracey has helped well-known companies in the U.S., Canada, the UK and Europe plan and execute their strategic initiatives.

Tracey's career spans the areas of engineering, supply chain and human resources in the multiple industries. Prior to launching her own consulting practice in 2013, Tracey led the global strategic HR initiatives for FedEx Express World Headquarters. She has over 25 years of experience in applying analytics to real business problems.

Tracey is the author of several books and often presents at conferences, industry events and corporate functions on a variety of business topics, primarily on the strategic benefits of data analysis and its value to the organization.

Tracey holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from TCU in the U.S.


Session Description

Duration: 60 minute breakout presentation – lecture style.

Session Title: Finding the Strategy in HR Analytics: Linking HR to Business Value

Description: HR Analytics has been identified as one of the top 5 concerns for HR across the globe yet 86% of companies admit to having no analytics talent in HR. Join Tracey in this session to learn how HR leaders can leverage HR analytics to make better talent decisions and connect HR data to business outcomes.


Learning Objectives

  • Assess the maturity level of HR Analytics in your own company
  • Select the right metrics and HR Analytics technology to best suit your needs
  • Determine the steps for performing an effective analysis
  • Connect HR results to business results to demonstrate HR’s value
  • See practical examples of how other companies are making decisions using HR Analytics