We hear the word “analytics” in every news article, white paper, industry blog – but what does it really mean? How can you use it to better understand your business, anticipate your needs, and empower your future? And more importantly, how does analytics fit into your strategic HR vision? To be successful, organizations need to foster a culture of analytics. Are you ready to make analytics a reality for your organization?
In this session, attendees will learn:
- How to empower the execution of your mission,
- Examples of strategic objectives, along with specific examples of how analytics can make it happen,
- How to understand the makeup of the analytics “dream team” – what skillsets are needed, and
- What HR organizations are using the power of analytics to become strategic advisors to the business and add more value
About our Speakers:
Jennifer Mann, Vice President, Human Resources, SAS
Jenn Mann leads a global HR organization that acts as stewards of the SAS culture and engages a diverse workforce of more than 14,000 employees. She is responsible for developing and guiding SAS’ Talent Management strategy and ensuring SAS acquires, develops, rewards, and retains the best talent.
Her workplace culture insights have been shared in The Wall Street Journal, US News & Report, CBS MoneyWatch.com, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, The Huffington Post, and “The Great Workplace” by Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin. Mann was selected as HRO Magazine’s Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year award in 2015.
Mann joined SAS in 1998, working initially with executive leadership on employee performance and organizational effectiveness programs. She managed an HR team supporting Worldwide Marketing and R&D divisions before taking on her current role in 2008. Prior to joining SAS, Mann held HR leadership roles in high-tech manufacturing, health care and academia. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and business from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. She serves on the HR Advisory Board at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management, as well as is a member of the Tugboat Institute Fellows.Jenn Mann leads a global HR organization that acts as stewards of the SAS culture and engages a diverse workforce of more than 14,000 employees. She is responsible for developing and guiding SAS’ Talent Management strategy and ensuring SAS acquires, develops, rewards, and retains the best talent.
Theresa Barber, Director, HR Business Operations, SAS
Theresa is responsible for creating alignment across SAS’ HR technologies. She leads a team of business analysts in the development and implementation of business processes, establishment of key connection points between technologies and creating a seamless employee experience as we attract, develop and retain talent.
Theresa received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She has 19 years of Human Resources experience in the high tech industry. Theresa is a member of the National Society of Human Resources Management and has participated in one of SAS’ high potential leadership programs.
Jennifer Nenadic, IT Manager, Enterprise Analytics Services, SAS
With a background in data management and analytics, Jennifer has aided SAS’ leaders and external customers in strengthening their business by strategically transforming their current systems into intelligence-generating solutions using advanced analytics techniques and data management best practices. Jennifer has worked with clients across various industries to find creative designs and solutions to meet their evolving business needs.
Jennifer holds Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Textile Engineering as well as a Master’s degree in Advanced Analytics from North Carolina State University.
We look forward to seeing you!