We rush off in search of KPIs or performance measures way too soon. We find some, grab them and shove them into the KPI columns in our business plans or employee performance plans. Then we expect to hit targets. But it doesn't happen. People don't use the KPIs, they complain about them, and even fail to bring them to life (that is, report them). That's because at least 3 important must-haves...


TOOL: The PuMP® Diagnostic Discussion

February 24, 2011 by Stacey Barr | Leave a Comment

Following the performance measurement framework of PuMP®, this diagnostic tool will facilitate a discussion about how performance measurement currently stands in your organisation, and will broaden people's awareness of what good performance measurement is really all about. It contains clear instructions for how to facilitate the discussion, a rating scale to assess your current performance ...




KPI Data Integrity Depends on 5 Rs

June 15, 2010 by Stacey Barr | Leave a Comment

You depend on the quality of data and information to provide a stable foundation for your decision making. Decision making often involves responding to something, so you need your data to validly describe what you are responding to so that you choose the right responses. Whether your data is quantitative (based on numbers) or qualitative (based on perceptions), it's integrity depends on 5 wi...


Activities, Outputs and Outcomes! Oh My!

February 3, 2009 by Stacey Barr | Leave a Comment

As practitioners in the Land of Performance Measurement, we have our own version of Dorothy's 'Lions and tigers and bears' in the Land of Oz. We have activities, outputs and outcomes. Creatures that seem so much more frightening than they truly are, and mostly because we don't really understand whether and how we are supposed to measure them.


Upcoming KPI Training


>> Africa, Dubai UAE, 13-15 August 2024

>> UK & Europe, Online Interactive, 30 Sep - 4 Oct 2024

>> North America, Online Interactive, 7-11 October 2024

>> North America, Online Interactive, 4-8 November 2024

>> Africa, Johannesburg SA, 13-15 November 2024

>> UK & Europe, Online Interactive, 9-13 December 2024

Register for the next PuMP Blueprint Workshop near you

Reprinting Articles


You are welcome to use articles from the Measure Up blog, with these requirements

Connect with Stacey


Haven’t found what you’re looking for? Want more information? Fill out the form below and I’ll get in touch with you as soon as possible.

*We respect your email privacy.
Suite 117 Level 14,
167 Eagle Street,
Brisbane Qld 4000,
Australia
Stacey Barr Pty Ltd
ACN: 129953635
Director: Stacey Barr