Wednesday, March 6

12:50 pm - 1:30 pm

As the war for talent intensifies, Cox, like many organizations, has made investments in people analytics as to have a deeper understanding of people issues, with the expectation that they produce predictive and actionable insights to attract and retain top talent.

Four years ago, Cox’s talent management teams embarked on a journey to transform their employees’ career experiences. This effort required investments in technology and cross-functional partnerships to measure the impact of talent initiatives and support a more evidence-based approach to HR. Back then, the relationship between talent management and reporting was a casual acquaintance. However very quickly, that relationship grew into a strategic partnership that is critical to our ability to inform enterprise decisions about our talent.

This session will:

  • Provide you with an understanding of the structure of Cox’s Talent Management and Reporting/Analytic organizations and partnerships
  • Help you develop a plan that will support everyday partnerships with your Talent Management or Reporting/Analytics partners
  • Discuss real-life business scenarios where data and analytics informed Cox’s HR strategy
  • Share lessons learned on how to prepare and structure data to anticipate future requests

Debbie Morris

Sr. Talent Management Consultant
Cox Enterprises

About Debbie Morris

Debbie Morris is a Senior Talent Management Consultant who partners with clients to drive and hone talent management strategies that have meaningful impacts on their business. After spending over a decade working in HR from the vantage points of consultant and client, Debbie loves helping organizations plan and optimize strategies that ensure the right people are in the right roles at the right time.  Additionally, she has a passion for working directly with people to help them find satisfaction and purpose in their work.

Debbie has spent most her career in Human Resources specializing in Benefits, Organizational Development and Talent Management. In addition to her extensive HR experience, Debbie is also certified in Birkman and Hogan assessments.

Debbie lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband and two children.  She holds a BS in Business Administration from Florida A&M University and an MBA in Organizational Management from Georgia State University.

Hal Halbert

Reporting Manager
Cox Enterprises

About Hal Halbert

Hal Halbert is an HR Reporting Manager at Cox Enterprises. He collaborates with internal customers both within and outside of HR to provide people data, metrics, reports, and dashboards to customers that enable operations and improve business decisions. He partners with technology teams to develop data and reporting infrastructure, translating business strategies into technical and reporting requirements.

Having spent the first part of his career as a human capital management technology consultant at PwC, Hal has deep background in the business processes and technology that generate HR data and a passion for solving customers’ problems. He takes a user-centric approach when aligning people, process, and technology in the HR space to deliver the most value to the business.

Hal lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife and two young children. He has an MBA in Enterprise Consulting and an MS in Enterprise Integration from the University of Alabama.