It’s time for people operations to join the data revolution

GUEST: The world is awash with data. From optimizing supply chains to understanding customer sentiment, from tracking the spread of contagious disease to predicting churn — data and algorithms have given us incredible leverage in business and in life. Although the field of business analytics was born in the 1950s, it was only in the…

http://venturebeat.com/2015/04/04/its-time-for-people-operations-to-join-the-data-revolution/