New IBM Research finds CEOs and CHROs
recognize the value cognitive can bring to HR

IBM Global Study demonstrates the impact and adoption of cognitive on HR function.

Talent engagement and transformation are top priorities for C-suite leaders. IBM Talent and Engagement Solutions and Services help organizations achieve the transformational change required to compete and grow in the digital era. Through the application of advanced analytics, our groundbreaking research for IBM Watson Talent cognitive solutions and deep expertise in behavioral science, we help you optimize your investments in talent and create the optimal culture for employee engagement and business performance. Our contemporary business strategy and digital change management insight assures you achieve real business value of transformational change.

Case study: Brooks Brothers

Brooks Brothers refashions human resources with SuccessFactors and IBM, sees 50 percent productivity gain.

Cumbersome and inefficient paper-based human resource procedures were a source of frustration for managers and employees. After switching to cloud-based SuccessFactors Employee Central software, guided by IBM® Global Business Services®, retail store managers gave the Human Resources team a standing ovation as thanks for transformed processes.

Case study: PAREXEL

A tailored RPO solution to find top talent

Partnering with IBM to create a customized recruitment solution has enabled PAREXEL to attract and hire the right candidates globally, lower time-to-fill by 40 percent, and significantly reduce first-year turnover rates.

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Case study: Waypoint Homes

Attracting higher quality candidates to support the business

During its rapid growth, Waypoint Homes selected IBM Talent Acquisition & Optimization for both IBM Recruitment Services and IBM Employment Branding, reducing cost-per-hire by 20 percent and decreasing time-to-fill for open jobs by 35 percent. By recruiting for culture fit, turnover rates also dropped 22 percent after several months.

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Case study: Apollo Group

Using recruitment services to find the best candidates and reduce costs

By partnering with IBM Talent Acquisition & Optimization and hiring targeted candidates, Apollo Group was able to better build relationships with students and reduce recruiting costs by nearly $2 million each year.

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News release: Telefónica

Telefónica selects IBM to modernize financial and HR processes

Telefónica turned to IBM to drive three strategic objectives: simplify operations, drive efficiencies, and deliver a next-generation client experience.

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Case study: Allstate

IBM helped Allstate enhance and streamline human resource management with SAP SuccessFactors.

For HR for applications that have transitioned to cloud technology, IT support has become largely consultative. Technical support tasks that previously took more than 50 percent of time now occupy 20-30 percent — a saving of up to 60 percent.


Case study: New York Life Insurance

New York Life is empowering employees and unlocking time savings by transforming HR systems.

Using Cloud-based SAP® SuccessFactors® Employee Central helps transforms staff productivity, enabling direct access for HR tasks via a single portal.

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Case study: A leading global biotechnology company

Enhancing strategic talent acquisition and improving internal talent metrics

After reviewing top providers in the industry, a leading global biotechnology company selected IBM Talent Acquisition & Optimization based on its experience in designing and delivering complex, hybrid RPO models. The organization reduced agency usage from 78 percent to 63 percent, decreased time-to-fill from 75 days to 42 days and increased focus on strategic talent acquisition.

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News release: BBC

The BBC announced it has signed a contract with IBM to supply outsourced finance, accounting, payroll and associated technology services.

"We are confident that this contract will bring advantages to the BBC in terms of simplicity and innovation as well as making a significant contribution to our savings targets." Ian Haythornthwaite, BBC Director of Finance

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Global talent trends: IBM point of view

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CHRO Study

Guidance for CHROs using analytics to empower people and workforces

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Global Employee Experience Study

A unifying approach to enhancing employee engagement and productivity

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Engage your employees by listening

How organizations can better connect to the pulse of the workforce

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Start your workforce analytics journey

Workforce analytics journey: the first 100 days

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Use workforce analytics to drive results

Unlock the people equation: Using workforce analytics to drive business results

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Reorganize your org chart

How CHROs are reorganizing the org chart

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Understand Millennials in your workplace

Myths, exaggerations and uncomfortable truths – The real story behind Millennials in the workplace

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HR transformed with Watson

IBM Watson expands human expertise, empowering HR to improve and speed people’s impact on the business

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How cognitive solutions will transform HR

Watch this video to see Tina Marron Partridge and Andi Britt from IBM's Talent and Engagement team discuss real solutions using cognitive that are transforming the HR function for its clients.

Meet our forward thinkers

Tina Marron Partridge

Tina Marron Partridge

Talent & Engagement Global Leader Partner & Vice President

Susan Steele

Susan Steele

HR Transformation and Optimization

Executive Partner | Global CoC

Carl Ingersoll

Carl Ingersoll

HR Transformation and Optimization

VP | HR Client Offerings and Services

Mike Eby

Mike Eby

Talent Acquisition and Optimization

VP | Kenexa Recruitment Services

James Cook

James Cook

Talent Development and Optimization

Partner | Global CoC

Sam Spector

Sam Spector

HR Cloud - Workday

President & CEO | Meteorix

Maria-Paz Barrientos

Maria-Paz Barrientos

Digital Change Management

Partner & Vice President

Chitra Dorai

Chitra Dorai

Cognitive HR, IBM Research Fellow

VP | CTO Cognitive Services

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