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Gary Cokins

Gary Cokins

Founder and CEO - Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC

United States | Professional Services - Information, Technology

USA Federal Government’s Dashboards – Reporting, Managing or Improving?

Posted about 8 years ago, 0 comments
I recently glanced at two websites published by the USA Federal government that display information about its “major” information technology investments and other data. The Office of Management and Budget produces the IT Dashboard website. The General Services Administration hosts the Data.gov website that was created by the Federal CIO Council, as a USA Federal government interagency initiative.
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What is the ROI on Environmental Performance Management for Sustainability?

Posted over 8 years ago, 0 comments
I apologize for possibly creating false expectations from this blog title that a financial return on investment (ROI) can be calculated for initiatives and actions to improve an organization’s environmental performance management. Sometimes the complex exercise of justifying actions based on their ROI is simply over-ridden by realizing that the actions are simply correct to do.
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Can You Ever Complete Implementing Performance Management?

Posted over 8 years ago, 0 comments
John Colbert of BPM Partners has written a revealing summary of his firm’s 2009 annual BPM Pulse Survey about Performance Management posted on the B-eye Network. The first survey was in 2004, and the survey’s trends can be analyzed.
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Can the US Government’s Chief Performance Officer be a Role Model?

Posted over 8 years ago, 0 comments
Jeffrey Zients is currently going through nomination hearings with the U.S. Senate for the newly created position of the US government’s chief performance officer. He will have a full plate attacking known issues related to government fiscal and productivity performance. Indirectly related, the good news is Mr. Zients may become a role model for other public sector organizations. If given enough authority, he just may be able to demonstrate with real world applications how enterprise performance management methodologies and systems can be integrated to improve performance – not just manage it.
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