Peter Howes

Peter Howes

Peter Howes

VP Workforce Planning & Analytics, SAP SuccessFactors

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You've Implemented your Workforce Analytics Software: What Comes Next?

The theme from the movie Fields of Dreams of “build it and they will come” does not apply to Workforce Analytics. Post-implementation services are critical if you have implemented an analytics software package. It’s perhaps a more critical topic to consider if you are planning to implement an analytics package.

During this session, Peter will share his findings from a recent global study he conducted on utilisation of WFA. In summarising his best practice findings, he will talk about structuring an analytics team and how you build maturity in moving from Reporting and Metrics to Predictive Analytics.

Day: 1

Track: Plenary

Analytics Sophistication: All

Peter Howes is Vice President, Workforce Planning and Analytics for SAP SuccessFactors, with over four decades of experience in human resource management. Peter has a distinguished global reputation as a consultant in Workforce Metrics, Analytics and Workforce Planning.

For the past 15 years, Peter has spent most of his time consulting and advising to global companies in North America and Europe. Peter has spoken at more than 500 conferences and workshops across the globe over the past 30 years and has been involved in more than 100 consulting assignments in Workforce Planning and Workforce Analytics.

In July 2010 Peter sold his business, Infohrm, to SuccessFactors, which was subsequently acquired by SAP in February 2012. Within SuccessFactors Peter has an ambassadorial role in developing the Workforce Analytics and Planning business of SuccessFactors. This involves working with the product management team, existing clients and prospective clients. He also writes, completes research and speaks at conferences.

Peter was recently been appointed by the Queensland Government to the Council (governing board) at the Queensland University of Technology. In 2003, was awarded the Outstanding Alumni award for the Faculty of Business at QUT. Peter is a Life Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute and is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. Peter lives between Brisbane and London.

Company: SAP

Industry: Technology

Employees: 84,000

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