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Timeless wisdom from the experts on KPIs & Performance Measurement.
Klaasjan Doeswijk

Becoming an insight-driven organisation

Posted by Klaasjan Doeswijk over 8 years ago, 0 comments
Breakthrough ways of understanding data are reaching the mainstream. Is your organization ready for the insights they bring?
Stacey Barr

Why Statistical Thinking is ESSENTIAL to Great KPIs

Posted by Stacey Barr over 8 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...
Phil Green

Top ten reasons for reading misLeading Indicators: How to Reliably Measure your Business

Posted by Phil Green over 8 years ago, 0 comments
There are many books that tell you what to measure to succeed in a business strategy or to improve business performance. Ideas on what to measure may indeed be very useful. But these ideas won’t help you, and may even be harmful, if you do not know whether what you are measuring is misleading you.
Paul Niven

Performance Measures are Everywhere

Posted by Paul Niven over 8 years ago, 0 comments
One of the many benefits of performance measurement is its ability to help us understand and provide context to the past. Most modern organizations, which find themselves drowning in a sea of raw data while yearning for real insights, would undoubtedly agree this attribute of measurement provides a vital service. However, the very best performance measures also allow us to extend our gaze into, and therefore plan for, the future.
Stacey Barr

A Definition of What a Performance Measure Really Is

Posted by Stacey Barr over 8 years ago, 1 comment
Forget about the SMART acronym. SMART means specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound. It’s a very good framework to test that your goals are well-formed. BUT, it’s most certainly not a framework for making sure your performance measures are well-formed.

The Big Gaping Hole in Business Intelligence

Posted over 8 years ago, 1 comment
Business Intelligence vendors are all about Big Data, Analytics and agile BI. They have all the answers for how to manage, analyse and report data faster and fancier, to enhance performance management. But are they really performance management experts?