Organizational data can be one of the most valuable assets in a business. However, too often an organization’s structure prevents the effective analysis of this data. This book solves that problem.
Designing for Data is a practical guide for Organization Development (OD) professionals which explains how to structure an organization so that the business can collect data that is accurate, useful and impactful. This is the foundation of achieving valuable insights from organizational data. This book is full of practical tips and advice on how to design an organization where data is accessible to the whole workforce and not just kept in silos by those with data in their job title. This book also explains how to build data into the design of company culture as well as into workforce design, learning and development (L&D) and talent management initiatives.
Finally, Designing for Data includes a toolkit with eight specific tools that can be used to build a better organization for data. Full of practical advice, key takeaways and real-world examples from companies including AT&T, Shell and J.P. Morgan this book is essential reading for all Organization Development (OD) professionals needing to ensure that their organization is structured to achieve the performance gains made possible by data and analytics.