The People Analytics Journey at Cisco – Ian Bailie ¦ TPAP007


Episode 7: The People Analytics Journey at Cisco

How one of the world’s leading tech firms is forging ahead with data-driven recruiting and workforce planning


Weekly discussions with leading practitioners, thought leaders, academics and tech pioneers; this week, David Green chats with Ian Bailie about his personal journey in becoming a People Analytics leader at a global tech company, as well as the company’s journey in becoming a leader in this space, using analytics across the talent lifecycle.


The People Analytics Podcast provides weekly episodes of lively chat with David Green or Max Blumberg and a variety of HR and Analytics experts and leading practitioners, on all kinds of current and fascinating topics around data-driven HR, workforce planning and new technology.

The People Analytics Journey at Cisco


Cisco Systems is one of the most recognisable brands in the technology industry, and Ian plays a very senior role in ensuring they are able to capture the very best talent in a notoriously competitive industry. He talks with David Green about:

  • Why People Analytics is important for HR and the business
  • The journey so far at Cisco, and what’s on the horizon
  • Some of the challenges that have been overcome
  • How the People Analytics team is organised
  • Advice for practitioners and organisations looking to get started
  • What the next trends are likely to be in the People Analytics space
  • A preview of Ian’s session at the upcoming People Analytics Forum in November.
People Analytics Forum London 2016

Ian Bailie

Global Head of Talent Acquisition and People Planning Operations, Cisco Systems

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David Green

Global Director, People Analytics, IBM
Author, speaker and thought leader

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