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Gary Cokins

Gary Cokins

Founder and CEO - Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC

United States | Professional Services - Information, Technology

The Problem That Has No Name

Posted over 6 years ago, 0 comments
Do you know or do you think you know? What do we call this problem? It certainly involves uncertainty. Maybe it involves being too confident. Possibly a dash of ignorance.
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Drivers – Not Just for Golf or Cars

Posted over 6 years ago, 0 comments
What causes something else to happen? In the field of management the popular term for the “cause” is a driver. An example would be that the more sales calls that a sales person makes on prospects, the more likely a sale will be made.
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Economist or Iconomist? They needed Analytics!

Posted over 6 years ago, 0 comments
Have you heard the joke about economists? Most of them are calling them an “iconomist” because they did not foresee the 2009 global credit crisis. Could they have benefited from using more robust analytics than what they relied on?
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Can We Be Happier in Our Job?

Posted over 6 years ago, 0 comments
Writing articles and blogs is not my day job; I make time for composing them at odd hours. One challenge for me is determining what topic to write about. I get ideas from many sources, including other authors’ articles and blogs.
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A Poem to Inspire Lower Management Level Managers

Posted over 6 years ago, 0 comments
With this blog I am taking a “walk down memory lane.” I provide a poem written by Clive Dupont who is now a retired banker and wrote this poem in the 1990s when he was struggling as a project manager implementing an activity-based cost management system (ABC/M) system. He was challenged to get buy-in and acceptance from his senior executives and co-workers.
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