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

5 KPIs for Christmas?

Posted by Stacey Barr over 7 years ago, 2 comments
It’s not called the Silly Season for nothing. Christmas – as it’s celebrated in Australia at least – means scorching Summer sun, crowded air-conditioned shopping centres and agonising deliberations about cold salads or hot roast for Christmas dinner. It also means gift shopping, my personal Nightmare Before Christmas. What would it look like to measure such madness?

Are You Getting The Wrong KPI Advice?

Posted over 7 years ago, 0 comments
There is a LOT of information out there about how to develop KPIs and measure performance. Most of it is impractical, unproven or doesn’t work. How do you find the good advice, then?
Karel van der Poel

Drop the calendar view.

Posted by Karel van der Poel almost 8 years ago, 0 comments
Almost all the businesses that I have met in the last 10 years are using a calendar view for external and internal reporting.
When the month ends, the financial controllers and business analysts get to work. They crunch the numbers and produce the monthly spreadsheets and powerpoints. Ten years ago this was done for financials only and the whole process took 3 to 4 weeks. Today this is done much faster and with more business data living a digital life the scope expanded from financials to sales, marketing, production, project management, IT management and many other business area’s.
Erik Hoffmann

Find signals in the midst of noise

Posted by Erik Hoffmann almost 8 years ago, 0 comments
Data becomes information not only when it informs, but when it also informs at the right time. This requires a different mindset on business metric reporting, and a different technology approach.
Stacey Barr

FREE WEBINAR: Your KPIs Are Telling You Lies!!

Posted by Stacey Barr almost 8 years ago, 2 comments
You're NOT getting the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, from your KPIs.

7 Ways to Create Urgency for KPIs

Posted almost 8 years ago, 0 comments
Most agree that performance measurement is very important. But it fails to get implemented often because it’s not seen as urgent. So sometimes, your starting point needs to be to create that urgency, to set the platform on fire.