Become a more effective HR leader and strategic business partner by learning how to leverage data analytics to make smarter business decisions and successfully solve organizational challenges. Are you puzzled by the idea of Big Data and data analytics? You're not alone! This session will provide you with guidelines for using metrics-based data for more effective human resource management decisions, and assessing the effectiveness and impact of HRM practices and their alignment with business strategies. In addition, you will learn how to prepare for the potential roadblocks and challenges you may encounter on the path to uncovering the “story in the data”.