Faced with unprecedented generational shifts and evolving business imperatives for smart growth, the need for a complete and comprehensive view of the workforce - from skills, competencies and performance to hiring and retiring - has never been higher. However, many organizations lack the critical insight needed to identify high performers, develop high potentials, ensure that the right employees receive the right training and effectively deploy one of their most valuable resources - their people - to execute the organization's strategy. Join Lisa Rowan of IDC Research as she discusses the role of workforce for HR leaders seeking a more proactive role in driving business strategy. She will discuss how organizations can use a data-driven approach to HR to advance the workforce and seize market opportunities, and share tips for getting started.
Program Director, HR and Talent Management Services IDC
Lisa Rowan serves as IDC’s program director for HR and talent management services research. In this role, Rowan provides expert analysis focused on both the business services addressing HR and talent-related process issues, such as human resource consulting, processing services, and business process outsourcing (BPO) services, and HR IT services, such as systems integration and IT consulting. For the 10 years prior to joining IDC, Rowan held business development, product management and marketing positions in the human resource software and services markets. Rowan held director positions in both business development and marketing within Genesys. Rowan is an active member of a number of HR organizations and serves on the board of directors for the New England chapter of IHRIM. Rowan holds a master’s in business with a specialization in marketing and product management from the University of Southern New Hampshire. She received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.