Our Research

Our research delivers valuable insights and actionable recommendations to business executives and HR leaders, driving the advancement of evidence-based and data-driven practices within the HR profession.​​

We delve into the forefront of People Analytics and HR, examining pressing challenges and emerging trends. By collaborating with top practitioners, academics, and thought leaders, we introduce innovative ideas, practical frameworks, and structured guidance to advance the field forward.
People Analytics Research 2023

People Analytics Research 2023

Register now for the Insight222 People Analytics Trends 2023 report and discover key insights from over 270 companies on how leading organisations utilise people analytics to navigate through global challenges and deliver substantial business value.
Upskilling the HR Profession: Building Data Literacy at Scale

Upskilling the HR Profession: Building Data Literacy at Scale

Our 2023 Upskilling the HR Profession: Building Data Literacy at Scale research undertook a detailed view into how organisations build literacy at scale. While there are many aspects of building a data-driven culture in HR, upskilling HR professionals themselves is a major component. And to do that, focusing on the four elements, outlined in our research.
People Analytics Research 2022

People Analytics Research 2022

Our 2022 People Analytics Trends report undertook a detailed view into how leading companies drive greater business value through their people analytics teams. The Insight222 People Analytics Trends 2022 research is based on in-depth structured interviews and survey responses from people analytics leaders in over 184 companies, headquartered in 23 countries, operating in over 180 markets, and responsible for over 15 million workers worldwide.
Excellence in People Analytics Book

Excellence in People Analytics Book

Excellence in People Analytics provides business and human resources leaders with everything they need to know about creating value from people analytics. This book, by Insight222 leaders Jonathan Ferrar and David Green, equips business leaders, chief human resource officers and senior human resources executives with the tools necessary to create sustainable business value with people analytics and develop a data-driven culture in HR.
People Analytics Research 2021

People Analytics Research 2021

We have undertaken detailed research in 2021 to understand the growth of People Analytics, where investment is being made and what is required to build a data driven culture for HR. The Insight222 People Analytics Trends 2021 research, based on in-depth structured interviews and survey responses from people analytics leaders in over 100 global companies was conducted in July 2021. Most of these companies are household names, which are collectively responsible for over 12 million employees operating in over 180 countries.
Demonstrating the Business Value of EX: A New Value Chain for Employee Experience

Demonstrating the Business Value of EX: A New Value Chain for Employee Experience

Featuring research by Insight222 and TI People undertaken in May 2021, this report analyses data from 139 respondents (including 92 human resources leaders) from a range of geographies and industries in large and medium companies to provide guidance to EX and people analytics leaders on how to demonstrate the business value of EX.
HR in the Digital Age: A New Behavioural Profile of the HR Professional

HR in the Digital Age: A New Behavioural Profile of the HR Professional

Learn how to advance the success of your HR function in the digital age and how HR professionals today compare with the behaviours associated with digital potential. This report features research conducted in collaboration with pymetrics that analysed behavioural assessments of top performing HR professionals, largely at the HR Manager level. The result is a unique behavioural profile and nine essential skills of the future HR professional.
Building the Future Organisation: A New Playbook for Workforce Planning

Building the Future Organisation: A New Playbook for Workforce Planning

Founded on research conducted in the second half of 2020 with almost 50 global organisations, this 150-page Playbook identifies the factors that contribute to companies “doing workforce planning well” and provides HR practitioners with practical guidance on the principles, methodologies and resources needed to deliver business value with workforce planning, chiefly, the Insight222 Nine Dimensions for Excellence in Workforce Planning. This report is exclusive to members of the Insight222 People Analytics Program®.
Delivering Value at Scale: A New Operating Model for People Analytics

Delivering Value at Scale: A New Operating Model for People Analytics

Featuring insights from 60 leading people analytics organisations, this report, published on 24 November 2020, reveals why the conventional lens of a ‘maturity model’ is not speedy enough, the technology you should invest in, and precisely what roles make up a successful people analytics function. We also introduce the optimum Operating Model for People Analytics – built on three engines and 14 roles – to scale business value across any organisation.
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