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Timeless wisdom from the experts on KPIs & Performance Measurement.
Stacey Barr

CASE STUDY: How To Tell An Insightful Story Of Performance With Measures

Posted by Stacey Barr 18 days ago, 1 comment
Performance measures aren’t doing their best work when you treat them as a tick-and-flick monitoring tool. They are only giving you one angle on performance. Often the insights you need will come from a richer story that needs more characters to give a fuller picture.

3 Essential Signals to Look for in Your KPIs

Posted 5 months ago, 2 comments
You won’t find true signals of changes in performance by looking at month-to-month comparisons, or trendlines, or moving averages. The signals you really need to know about, the only signals that you ought to respond to, are revealed through one particular graph only.
Bernard Marr

Is Facebook taking measurement and data analytics too far?

Posted by Bernard Marr 6 months ago, 3 comments
Measurement and analysis gives companies the ability to understand their customers and markets better, improve internal efficiencies, and much more. Having access to more data usually means better insights. However, are companies like Facebook overstepping the mark by exploiting our private information?
Stacey Barr

9 Steps to Avoid Analysis Paralysis

Posted by Stacey Barr 6 months ago, 0 comments
When it comes to cause analysis for performance measures, many people put the cart before the horse. They rush too quickly to analyse their data without first establishing a clear purpose.

What's The Difference Between Evaluation And Performance Measurement?

Posted 7 months ago, 4 comments
Evaluation is about looking for improvement. But so is performance measurement. So why don't we call them the same thing? Well, it's because they're different.

Are Your Measures For Judging... Or For Learning?

Posted 7 months ago, 0 comments
Quite a few people still seem to think that performance measures are only needed at the end of the planning cycle, to check and see whether the goals were achieved and the strategic initiatives implemented.