Ultimate Software (Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, today announced its participation at the 2013 California HR Conference ® by Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA), which will be held August 28-30, 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.
|WHAT:||On Monday, August 26 at 3:45 p.m. PT, Cecile Alper-Leroux, vice president of product strategy and development at Ultimate Software, will outline how HR teams can leverage analytics as a strategic asset for the overall business. Emerging business intelligence technologies can provide a competitive edge when companies take advantage of the metrics/data provided. Once used for only sales and marketing functions, detailed metrics now help companies use their HR data to make fact-based decisions about their human capital investments. Attendees of this session will get an in-depth look at up-and-coming business applications, understand the role of ‘big data’ in shaping the HR landscape, and hear a real-world case study on a company’s leveraging predictive analytics for impactful business results.|
|On Tuesday, August 27 at 11:15 a.m. PT, Steve VanWieren, principal statistician and data scientist for Ultimate Software, will discuss why HR departments are now focusing on big data, show how to correlate predictive analytics with employee data to forecast employee departures, and outline best practices when evaluating workforce trends for improved employee retention. This session focuses on how advanced analytics can be used to identify factors that might cause an employee’s departure and help people managers improve talent engagement and retention.|
|WHERE:||California HR Conference by PIHRA|
|August 28-30, 2013, Anaheim, CA|
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|WHO:||Cecile Alper-Leroux is responsible for defining and carrying out the vision and strategy for Ultimate Software’s human capital management solutions. She has over 20 years of experience, both as an HR practitioner and with HRMS product strategy, sales, and implementations in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe.|
|Steve VanWieren is responsible for developing Ultimate Software’s analytics products, including pioneering the use of predictive analytics for managing people. Previously, he served as vice president of strategic data analytics and data quality at Equifax, where he created and developed multiple analytical, data quality, and governance functions.|