I’ve been studying People Analytics for almost 20 years now and this world has really changed. In this article I’d like to give you some insights on the explosive growth, and explain some of the new research we just published. 1. People Analytics has grown up – it is now an established discipline in business. For years the … Read… Read More


As I describe in the article “Agile Organization Models Are Going Mainstream,” we are now seeing an accelerating shift in organizational structure toward what we call a “network of teams.” We wrote about this in the 2016 and 2017 Deloitte Human Capital Trends and over the last few years I’ve been meeting with … Read… Read More


The dominance of men over women in society has been going on for a long time. I have suggested that our primary communications media have influenced this gender-based power shift, proposing that electric communications in networks are redistributing some power back to women. While the written and print forms of communication favoured men, oral societies… Read More


There is little doubt that automation, by machines and software, is replacing human work and putting many current jobs at risk. How this will happen is uncertain, as an MIT Technology Review analysis of various projections shows a wide discrepancy. For example Forrester expects the US to lose 13.8M jobs and gain 3M in 2018.… Read More