The Five Abilities that Get a CIO Invited to the Head Table

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Technology spending is becoming more complex. There is also a trend in business units, making decisions on identifying the technology they need and choosing the vendors they want. Where does this leave the CIO and the IT organization? [...]

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CPM corporate performance management

Are You in Excel Hell or CPM Heaven?

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Have you invested in expensive reporting systems yet your business users are still doing a considerable amount of “cut, copy and paste?” of information in order to create your Corporater Performance Management reports? Well, I have two words for you [...]

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strategy execution

Eureka! I Found the Missing Link to Strategy Execution

It sounded like a low risk idea at the time: “Let’s forget about strategy for a while and escape to San Miguel, Mexico for a week of art lessons”. Little did I know that it would lead to a complete career change! It was in the middle of the 2nd art lesson [...]

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Business Intelligence Brief - Is there really a B in BI

Is there REALLY a “B” in BI? Or was it all False Advertising?

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Business Intelligence is all the rage. But in dark corners, people are whispering that it has not lived up to its promise. Sure, the graphical tools are snazzy. And the analysts who use it rave about its ability to manipulate information to find answers [...]

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strategy management

Part II | Dashboard vs Business Dashboard – Going beyond report based dashboards

This is my second blog around a new term that Corporater uses: Business Dashboard. What characterizes a dashboard: Dashboards are nothing more than HTML reports where [...]

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strategy management

Part I | Dashboard vs Business Dashboard – What is the difference?

I am going to start a series that focus on a new term that Corporater uses: Business Dashboard. What is the difference between a Dashboard that most of us know - and the Corporater Business Dashboard? Well [...]

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strategy management

Rock Your Business

Fans of The Eagles – and really, how can you not be a fan of a group that has produced so many memorable songs on the way to selling a whopping 150 million albums over their 30 year span – will be interested in a fascinating documentary titled “History of the Eagles [...]

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business intelligence and analytics

Is More actually More?

Several customers have asked me about adding status colors, such as blue to suggest over-achievement, and black for underachievement. But why stop there? What not have over-over-achievement? And over-over-over-achievement? [...]

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Balanced Scorecard

The Offshoring Balanced Scorecard

When I read a business magazine, it’s not only the articles themselves that draw my attention, but also the glossy eye-catching advertisements surrounding the words of wisdom. A scan of the ads reveals what’s hot in the business world – the products and [...]

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strategy management

The Serious Downside of Working Lunches

Over the past twenty years, I’ve facilitated thousands of workshops during which my clients engage in the significant mental effort required to develop Balanced Scorecards that will lead to the execution of their strategy [...]

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