Monthly Archives: July 2010

List of sample KPIs in 5 perspectives of BSC

List of sample KPIs in Financial Perspective

Here is a general list of key performance indicators which are divided into categories. This list should not be viewed as a must have set of indicators, but it is based on the experiences of many companies and researches related to scorecards. Financial perspective Key performance indicators of the financial category make it

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The difference between PROGRESS and PERFORMANCE

In the Balanced Scorecard project we have two columns - Performance and Progress. What is the difference?

The latest version of BSC Designer has much more useful features. Following requests of our users we have added the specify value – Progress. What is the difference between Progress and Performance? The indicator “Turnover Rate” has the performance equal to 16% and progress just 3,33%. Now we will check

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Strategy maps in government sector

Strategy maps in government sector

The concept of strategy maps is based on the assumption that financial indicators do not always give a full picture of the company activity.  That’s why this model better suits companies and commercial organizations that have the primary goal of making profits.  It also concerns government sector.  This article focuses

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Changing indicator: less means better performance

Question: How to create indicators in Balanced Scorecard where “less means better”, e.g. when the decreasing of indicator’s values leads to the incrementation of performance. Answer:  You can do the following: 1. Click on the indicator 2. Change the “Optimization method”: If you need something more complicated, then you need

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Investing company use BSC Designer to visually track performance and quality

Select the source file with data

I like BSC Designer because it is very flexible and lets me import data from my own database, also I can link it to my internally developed applications, customize reports and communications.  This allows us to operate in real time over the web, collaborating with my people and the managers

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Access BSC Software Review trial version

Please, specify your email address below to access BSC Software Review: You will have access link immediately; You will have e-mail with some start-up instructions; We can send you some offers about BSC Designer products;   Related Articles ViewTarget – Balanced Scorecard Software Review Corporater – Balanced Scorecard software review

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6 Problems To Fix in Your Personal Balanced Scorecard

Metric Problem: focusing on the results and efforts, instead of leading actions.

The need for the personal scorecard is promoted by known saying “What gets measured gets done.” People create their scorecards, divide their life into four, eight, or more sectors, and then expect for a miracle to happen. The next quarter/year they get back to their scorecards and see that: Some obvious

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Only a few companies understand importance of strategic planning and BSC – interview with Dinesh Kakkad

Dinesh Kakkad, Executive Director of Excellence unLimited

10 questions to Balanced Scorecard Expert Dinesh Kakkad, Executive Director of Excellence unLimited

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BSC Designer In Management Consulting Services

Indicators in MS Excel Report generated by BSC Designer

Working in Management Consulting services, we are regularly facing opportunities to help our customers to get a clear view on specific management concerns. It could address general management topics for which the traditional Norton-Kaplan approach is used, but also more specific like building a scorecard for the IT department. We

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BSC Designer In Consulting And IT Areas

The heart of Balanced Scorecard strategy map

Opinion by Cezar Andrade Marques de Azevedo, Consulter at Pro Max Consultoria, Brazil

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