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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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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