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Gary Cokins

Gary Cokins

Founder and CEO - Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC

United States | Professional Services - Information, Technology

Academy Awards and Analytics-based Performance Management

Posted over 6 years ago, 1 comment
I always find the acceptance speeches at Hollywood’s Academy Awards to be inspirational. The ones I enjoy most are Oscar recipients who thank the teams that contributed to their receiving the award. Success comes much more from teams than from an individual’s performance.
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Could Beethoven Implement Analytics-based Performance Management?

Posted over 6 years ago, 0 comments
Could the great classical music composer Ludwig Beethoven successfully implement analytics-based enterprise performance management (EPM) in an organization?
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A Poorly Managed Company’s Tour Guide

Posted over 6 years ago, 0 comments
Publicly traded companies issue annual reports that increasingly look like magazines. Almost all organizations publish a brochure with glossy pictures that describe what their organizations do. In either case they are very traditional, and many look the same. What is needed is a new idea – a better way to communicate their branding and positioning message in a similar way that international countries’ government tourist agencies promote their nations to attract tourists.
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How Good is Your Employer?

Posted over 6 years ago, 0 comments
Many of you may have recently read that my employer SAS was selected by Fortune magazine as the 2011 number one best company to work for. This was the second year in a row for SAS as #1 following a near decade consistently ranking near the top.
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Why Are There Irrational Business Decisions?

Posted over 6 years ago, 2 comments
I recently attended a presentation by Dr. Franck Schuurmans, a guest lecturer at the Wharton Business School and a consultant for Decision Strategies International. He captivated the audience with explanations as to why decision makers make irrational business decisions.
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