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Get a Quick Win

“You need to calculate the financial impact of Human Resources practices on workforce outcomes. That’s really what people are interested in, so pick your first project carefully.”

—Patrick CoolenManager of HR Analytics and Metrics, ABN AMRO

Successfully executed analytics projects are always important, particularly when establishing your credibility. The way your first project is chosen, how it is completed, and the results it delivers all send clear signals to your stakeholders about you and how the workforce analytics function will fare in the future. Because your first project should deliver business impact and be relatively easy to complete, we refer to it as a Quick Win project.

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