Weights in BSC Designer

“Weight” in Balanced Scorecard shows the importance of each element in comparison to other elements in the Balanced Scorecard.

BSC Designer shows relevant weights in KPI Tree using different icons.

BSC Designer shows relevant weights in KPI Tree using different icons.

Relative Weight in BSC Designer

  • Relative Weight – shows the importance of indicator in comparison to the importance of another indicators in the same category;

Change the weights of the item

Select any indicator or category. Find “Weight” field in item’s properties;

Change item's weight using weight field in item's properties

Change item's weight using weight field in item's properties

By default the maximum weight is 10, this value can also be adjusted. Select “Document Properties” command in File menu. Find “Max Weight” text box there:

The recommended value for the max weight is 10, but it can be changed if needed.

The recommended value for the max weight is 10, but it can be changed if needed.

Absolute Weights in BSC Designer

  • Absolute Weight – takes into account the weight of indicators and weights of its parent categories, giving as a result the absolute value of the weight;
  • User can check absolute weights on the Weight Chart.