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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performance measurement

Performance Measurement is Everywhere

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 of raw data while yearning for real insights [...]

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leader business management platform

Three Resolutions for Every Leader

At the beginning of every calendar year, many of us will be thinking about how we can change our lives for the better. Accordingly we will make a number of resolutions. For all of the leaders out there, here are the three resolutions I suggest you to improve [...]

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Balanced Scorecard

The Power of Counter-Balanced Measures

Recently I worked with a client who was in the process of cascading the Balanced Scorecard throughout their organization; taking that all-important step of using the power of linked Scorecard performance measures [...]

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Corporate Performance Management Solution

Fortifying Your Financial Perspective

In most writing on the Balanced Scorecard you will find substantially less ink devoted to the Financial perspective than to the Customer, Internal Process, and Employee Learning and Growth dimensions. This is certainly not a surprise to people familiar with the [...]

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strategy management

A Wake Up Call for Catalytic Mechanisms

Last night, around 2 am, my wife and I were awakened from our slumber by a beeping sound. It probably took two or three beeps to register, then we were both awake, and irritated enough, to realize it was repeating in a pattern. This wasn’t some rogue [...]

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Corporate Performance Management

What is implementation?

The success of your performance management implementation involves more than choosing the right software. You also require the right implementation. But what is implementation? With Corporater EPM Suite, customers license an out-of-the-box solution. This means [...]

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strategy management

Getting Your Board on Board

In a wide-ranging discussion I recently held with the senior strategy officer of a midsized organization the conversation eventually made its way to their Board of Directors. I asked how involved the Board had been in their Balanced Scorecard. “Not at all” this person [...]

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