The International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM), the world’s leading clearinghouse for the HRIM (Human Resource Information Management) industry, is pleased to announce the return of its Workforce Analytics Forum. The 2012 Forum is to be held at the Terry College of Business Executive Education Center in Atlanta, GA on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. New for the event, IHRIM is offering an Advanced Staffing Analytics half-day course the following day, October 24.

IHRIM’s Workforce Analytics Forum brings together a variety of industry leaders to provide education and real world solutions in HR Systems and HR Information Management. Set in a collegial environment, this year’s attendees will learn how workforce analytics are being used to help organizations make more strategic human capital and business decisions.

“The Workforce Analytics Forum gives professionals an opportunity to share knowledge, discuss ideas and exchange feedback on real challenges and issues,” said Michelle Czosek, Manager of Education and Special Programs for IHRIM. “Additionally, because this year’s lineup of presenters is our strongest yet, attendees will walk away with the very latest information and ideas to produce results — right away.”

The 2012 Workforce Analytics Forum will include the following presentations:
A Recipe for Success: Workforce Analytics at Coca-Cola Enterprises
Erin K. Roberts, Associate Director, HRIS Reporting & Data Mgmt, Coca-Cola Enterprises
Marcus Joseph, Principal Consultant, Workforce Planning and Analytics, SuccessFactors

Quality of Attrition — Management’s Favorite People Metric
Mary Ann Downey, Head Coach, HR Metrics Coach

Building a Sustainable Analytical System
Carl Hoffman, President, Human Capital Management and Performance, LLC

SHRM/ANSI Standards of Work

Infographics for Workforce Analytics
Mike Harmer, HRIP, Director of HR Analytics & Technology, Intermountain Healthcare

Big Data or Big Deal? HR Metrics to Optimize Your Workforce
Deb Maher, Sr. Director of HRIS and Shared Services, DeVry, Inc.
Cary Schuler, CEO, cfactor Works, Inc.

Using Predictive Analytics to Analyze Unstructured Employee Feedback
Christina Harris, Vice President– Human Capital Performance, Marsh, Inc.
Stuart Shulman, CEO, Texifter, LLC

Rounding off the day’s event, Rob Eidson of Deloitte Consulting will moderate an interactive session & closing remarks, giving time for attendees to ask questions, discuss concerns and delve into issues of the day a bit deeper.

Sapphire Level sponsors include Aquire and Visier. A full schedule of events can be found at

Industry professionals will receive a discount when they register for both the Workforce Analytics Forum and the Staffing Analytics Course. Furthermore, attendees are encouraged to take advantage of a team discount rate (register 3 or more people from your company and save $75 per registration) and a very special registration rate of $150 for full-time students and faculty members. To register for the Workforce Analytics Forum, click here — the early registration deadline is September 7, 2012.

About the International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM)
IHRIM is the world’s leading clearinghouse for the HRIM (Human Resource Information Management) industry. Since 1980, IHRIM has been the only membership association for HR technology professionals, advancing the industry by providing unparalleled education and professional development opportunities through its annual conference, educational courses and webinars. IHRIM is a community of experts — a dynamic group of practitioners, vendors, consultants, students, and faculty that continues to grow, not just in numbers, but in its scope of knowledge and information.

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