Today, an estimated 8.5% of the Belgian employees are at risk of burnout. This represents a huge potential cost to organizations and a huge personal risk for employees. Together with SD Worx, a large Belgian HR service provider, we succeeded in predicting expected future absenteeism, by combining historical absenteeism with softer measures like evaluations and surveys. On March 30, we shared the main conclusions of this exiting project at the Data Innovation Summit 2017 in Brussels. And we offered our view on the four reasons why we succeeded in this challenge.