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Timeless wisdom from the experts on KPIs & KPIs 101.
Stacey Barr

How to Get More KPI Credibility

Posted by Stacey Barr about 7 years ago, 1 comment
It could be argued that an expert is really anyone who knows more about a subject than you do. And it's likely that you could be the KPI expert in your organisation or business.

How to Find Signals in Your Seasonal KPIs

Posted about 7 years ago, 1 comment
One of the trickiest KPIs to analyse, interpret and use are those that have a seasonal or cyclical pattern. Can you make these KPIs reveal their insights about how to improve performance, without getting drowned out in the seasonal variation? Yes you can!
Phil Green

Reinhart and Rogoff story shows how important it is to check your indicators

Posted by Phil Green about 7 years ago, 1 comment
This month two academic researchers showed that there were errors in the calculations behind the claim by economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff that the relationship between government debt and real GDP growth is weak for debt/GDP ratios below a threshold of 90 percent of GDP. Above 90 percent, median growth rates fall by one percent, and average growth falls considerably more.
Stacey Barr

Why Won't Leaders Own the KPI System?

Posted by Stacey Barr over 7 years ago, 4 comments
Brett, a Performance Manager in a large public sector organisation, asks “What do I do to get the Executive leadership team to take ownership of the agency's performance management system?”

How to Kickstart Your KPI Community of Practice

Posted over 7 years ago, 0 comments
Are you shouldering all the burden of trying to get your organisation or company to take on better performance measurement practices? Stop the struggling today, and kick off a KPI Community of Practice to share the load...

Why Statistical Thinking is ESSENTIAL to Great KPIs

Posted over 7 years ago, 2 comments
Statistical thinking is not so much about having knowledge of and being able to apply statistical techniques. It’s NOT about knowing how to perform a regression analysis or knowing the formula for putting a trend line through a time series. You DON’T have to be a statistician or a numbers person to master statistical thinking. Statistical thinking is simply about understanding a few basic concepts...