For global HR influencer Josh Bersin, graph databases are the potential basis of a new wave of human-centric HR. What’s the rationale for this prediction—and what does it mean for the Chief Information Officer?
In his latest snapshot of the global HR technology market, Bersin and his team found that people analytics was the fastest-growing sub-domain of the HR profession, with a quarter of companies hiring into this role. People analytics means creating an HR database that reflects real day-to-day relationships and roles, not just an org chart. Bersin has identified graph technology as a promising way to realize that.