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Timeless wisdom from the experts on KPIs & Performance Measurement.
Phil Green

Investors beware: mining resource estimation methods give inconsistent results

Posted by Phil Green almost 7 years ago, 0 comments
After the Bre-X scandal in 1996, when fake measurements of gold wiped out billions of dollars in shareholder value of the Canadian mining company, the mining industry developed new standards for measuring mineral resources. While they are a vast improvement, the words and methods the industry uses to describe resources still leave room for the un-initiated to be misled.
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Klaasjan Doeswijk

Still managing your organization based on spreadsheets?

Posted by Klaasjan Doeswijk almost 7 years ago, 0 comments
Do you use Excel and/or Powerpoint to create you reports, despite having acquired BI solutions? And are you happy with static reporting period to drive your business? Are you really OK to base your day-to-day decisions on outdated – and possibly erroneous – data?
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Stacey Barr

5 KPIs for Christmas?

Posted by Stacey Barr almost 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?
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Phil Green

How many people visit your website?

Posted by Phil Green almost 7 years ago, 0 comments
Whether you are writing a blog like this one, or run a major e-commerce website, it’s natural to want to know how many people visit.
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Core earnings don’t get to the heart of profitability

Posted almost 7 years ago, 0 comments
The problem with core earnings as an indicator is that it attempts to determine the revenue from the main or principal business, as opposed to the supposedly ‘minor’ or ‘secondary’ business of exceptional items.  The goal is to get rid of the ambiguity caused by earnings statements that report or exclude “exceptional,” or “special” items.  But these items are all too frequent.
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Stacey Barr

Are You Getting The Wrong KPI Advice?

Posted by Stacey Barr almost 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?
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