If someone has told you that data analytics is something relatively new in Human Relations, do not believe them. The truth is that a big part of the HR work is to plan. You cannot have proper planning without accurate forecasting, something we have already discussed at this analytics blog. Well, it turns out that HR people and their industry as a whole are still far of maturity in terms of utilizing its data (trust us, they have a lot) into predictive analytics. Recent Deloitte survey of business and HR leaders shows that companies exploiting HR analytics are extremely small fraction of the market – 4% in 2015 vs 8% in 2016. The study highlights that this number is going to increase due to a shift of HR professionals expectations.