Performance measurement isn’t a post mortem, it’s a health plan. To make our organisations healthier, KPIs are useful only when they monitor the journey, through time, to better health. Not just the destination.
Programs and projects need KPIs to measure their performance. But how do program KPIs relate to other organisational and strategic KPIs? (more…)
When business growth is rapid, that growth can be sabotaged by limitations. Here's how the right KPIs can help to lift the limits through leverage, not force. (more…)
When KPIs are not achieving their targets, performance improvement is needed. But rather than rushing to solutions prematurely, we need measurement for diagnosis. (mo...
Lag measures cannot be improved directly; only through changing one or more of their lead measures. And there are six basic steps to make this happen. (more&h...
Performance cannot ever be maximised because there will always be constraints. When the constraint is budget, the real question is how to get the best performance within that budget. The answer lies in who defines ‘performance’.
We can't know if performance improves unless we know where it started. That's why we set a KPI baseline. Here's how to set your KPI baseline the right way! (more…)
A high-leverage strategic change initiative promises so much more than an ordinary one. But what exactly defines high-leverage? (more…)