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Recent News

Just Released - SMD’s Annual Employee Experience Study

SMD conducted their fifth annual study to understand how the employee experience impacts organizational outcomes, taking the research to the next level this year. Read Now

SMD Launches Action AI

ATLANTA, Ga., (Aug. 1, 2019) – SMD launches Action AI, an action-planning tool enabled by artificial intelligence (AI). Action AI creates data-backed action plans for leaders with a button-click. Read Press Release

SMD Announces the Launch of New Book

SMD announces the launch of Predicting Business Success: Using Smarter Analytics to Drive Business Outcomes at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) annual conference June 17-20, 2018 Read Press Release

NEW! Turnover Calculator

Don’t just say you’re going to reduce turnover. Promise a 10% reduction in voluntary turnover with SMD’s Turnover Reduction Guarantee. To see your organization’s potential turnover savings, click below.


The Bridge: Linking HR to Business Outcomes

Annual Study Shows Employee Wellness is on the Rise; There’s an Assessment for That!
For the fifth consecutive year, we conducted our annual study to understand how the employee experience influences organizational outcomes. Building on the past four years of research, this year’s study
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Employee Experience: New Idea or New Label?
A seemingly “new” concept in the HR world is employee experience. In fact, many are touting the role of Experience Architects (I guess this replaces the Director of Employee Engagement)
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Nudge Your Leaders, Make an Impact in Four Steps
Nudge Your Leaders, Make an Impact in Four Steps Our recent blog, “Survey Nudging 101: 8 Principles for Post-Survey Action,” provided eight principles for applying nudging after your employee survey
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Survey “Nudging” 101: 8 Principles for Post-Survey Action
The “nudging” approach has become a popular idea in the HR technology landscape of late. This theory first became popular in 2008 when Richard Thaler (a Nobel prize-winning behavioral economist)
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5 Reasons You Need to Continuously Listen … with a Purpose
A trend in the HR Tech/Assessment space is measuring and surveying employees all the time. Vendors that push this strategy hook leaders with the question: “How can you effectively manage
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By integrating and analyzing together all of the data from all surveys you’ve conducted, SMD develops a full story of an employee’s experience at your organization and subsequently pinpoints issues, through our Employee Lifecycle solution utilizing SMD Link.

What it’s like working with SMD

“It’s been a great experience working with you and your team – a true partnership. The quality of your work, understanding of our culture and complexities and your service orientation is appreciated.”

Gerry GeckleSenior Vice President of Human Resources, UHS

“Thanks for your help on our employee survey…you guys ‘deliver’ on the promise…that speaks volumes.”

Darryl Robinson Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Dignity Health System

“SMD is the best vendor we have ever worked with.”

Mary McNeilDirector of Employee Relations, Gwinnett Medical Center

“Look forward to working with you and your fine staff in the future.”

John ThompsonVice President & Director of Human Resources, EBSCO Industries

“In my 40 years of doing this, SMD’s survey technology and process is by far the best I have ever been a part of.”

Debby PatrickSVP of HR, Lehigh Valley Health Network

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