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Gary Cokins

Gary Cokins

Founder and CEO - Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC

United States | Professional Services - Information, Technology

Stability versus Volatility

Posted about 8 years ago, 0 comments
Chinese dynasties lasted centuries. Investments in companies by Silicon Valley California venture capitalists may last only months.
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March Madness Tournament for Performance Management Too

Posted about 8 years ago, 0 comments
Tonight is the USA’s NCAA college basketball championship between Butler and Duke Universities. This winner-take-all elimination tournament goes from 64 to 32 to 16 to 8 to 4 to the final 2 teams to determine the winner.
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A Hollywood Celebrity’s Use of Analytics

Posted about 8 years ago, 2 comments
At a recent CFO.com magazine conference I attended, Accenture’s Jeanne G. Harris, co-author of the recently published book Analytics at Work, described a Hollywood movie star who successfully applied statistical analytics to improve his career. This celebrity wanted to increase the probability they would appear in a success rather than a flop. Is the actor Tom Cruise , Meryl Streep or George Clooney? Did this movie star rely on his publicist to perform the analysis?
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Am I a Realist or a Dreamer?

Posted about 8 years ago, 0 comments
When I write about enterprise performance management I waver between being realistic about what organizations are actually doing with performance management methodologies and being idealistically visionary about what they may be able to do with them in the future. Is this so wrong?
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No Wait in Kuwait – But Some Weight

Posted about 8 years ago, 1 comment
I am in Kuwait today and am completing a four week international seminar tour ending in Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and now finally in Kuwait. What have I observed? It never ceases to astound me how middle managers seem to quickly comprehend the principles and benefits of the various enterprise performance management methodologies – but their executive teams above them often don’t!
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