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Stacey Barr

How to Improve What Matters Most With the 80/20 Rule

Posted by Stacey Barr about 2 years ago, 7 comments
A problem many of us have is too many measures and, consequently, too much to improve. We need to prioritise, but we somehow don't do it well enough. Here's a method to focus on what really matters most, that has over 116 years of proof that it works...
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CASE STUDY: 3 Common Mistakes To Avoid With Your XmR Charts (Part 2)

Posted over 2 years ago, 0 comments
Following on from Part 1, another of the legacy habits that can sneak surreptitiously into our XmR charts and make them incapable of highlighting the real signals in our performance measures, is focusing on the wrong performance measure!
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CASE STUDY: 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid With Your XmR Charts (Part 1)

Posted over 2 years ago, 2 comments
Some legacy habits with how we analyse our data often sneak surreptitiously into our XmR charts, and these habits make our XmR charts incapable of highlighting the real signals in our performance measures.
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9 Steps to Avoid Analysis Paralysis

Posted over 2 years 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.
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Bernard Marr

10 Awesome Ways Big Data Is Used Today To Change Our World

Posted by Bernard Marr almost 3 years ago, 0 comments
The term ‘Big Data’ is as massive in management and technology as Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus are in music. Like with other mega buzzwords, many say big data is all talk and no action. This couldn’t be further from the truth. With this post, I want to show how big data is used today to add real value.
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Stacey Barr

4 Design Principles For Usable Performance Reports

Posted by Stacey Barr about 3 years ago, 3 comments
Performance reports that are put together with two font styles – one for the normal text and one for the headings – aren’t just boring and monotonous to the eye. They are also hard to navigate, and make it quite a challenge to find the information you need rapidly and frustration-free.
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