The Association for Talent Development (ATD) recently published Sciolytix’s Chief Science Officer Dr. David Solot’s article “Anxious About Analytics?” in their monthly TD Magazine. In the article, Dr. Solot investigates the use of descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics in the talent development industry. Also, he dispels any fears or anxieties talent development professionals may have regarding analytics by demonstrating how simple getting started can be. You can read it here at TD Magazine.
The Main Takeaway
Dr. Solot addresses and assuages the anxieties talent development professionals have about analytics by exemplifying how getting started with analytics is easy and how a strong knowledge and command of analytics will bolster your role as a talent development expert. The worlds of online training and descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics have never contained more overlap. The job of the expert in these times is to use analytics to exercise good judgment and social values.
ATD is the world’s largest talent development association, providing resources—including courses, certifications, articles, and much more—for professionals in the industry around the world.
About Dr. Solot
Dr. David Solot is an industrial-organizational psychologist with 20 years’ experience in assessment and learning and has focused on working to merge psychology with technology to yield actionable insights through behavior change.
Dr. Solot holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Walden University, M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina (Greensboro), and B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University. David is a member of the American Psychological Association, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and SHRM and serves on Rutgers University’s Big Data Board of Advisors. He has been published by CNN and Entrepreneur.
Sciolytix is the technology innovator behind DigitalChalk LMS and UPtick, which specialize in experiential learning to improve business performance through behavior change. Our Deep ScoringTM methodology gives leaders insight to manage individuals and teams strategically, unlock human potential, and predict the likelihood of organizational and individual success. Our immersive training experiences inspire engagement; help employees learn, develop, and grow; and prepare people for real-world challenges they encounter every day.