20Mar
By: sudha On: March 20, 2014 In: Business, Business Operations, Management, Performance, Productivity Comments: 0

Numbers tell stories – and metrics are the tools through which these stories get shape and substance. And yes, I am mad about metrics. And I know I am not alone in my fascination for metrics. There are tons of metrics to choose from and the right performance metric for...

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30Oct
By: sudha On: October 30, 2013 In: Business, Management, Performance Comments: 0

“If you don’t measure something, you can’t change it. The process of leadership is one of painting a vision, then saying how you’re going to get there, and then measuring whether you’re actually getting there. Otherwise, you risk only talking about great things but not accomplishing them.” Mitt Romney...

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27Jan

Every metric has a story to tell. Dig in over a period of time, break apart all that goes into the metric calculation, join the dots and there you have your story. But then you also have to ACT – your success depends on what you do after you...

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~~The success combination in business is: Do what you do better and do more of what you do. David Joseph Schwartz ~~ Margin improvement – this phrase usually conjures up images of budget cuts and lay-offs – and strikes fear in the hearts of the toughest managers.   But it really...

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18Mar

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak ~ Hans Hofmann (1880 –1966) Data Availability today – Infinite possibilities Sources of Data – Myriad Reports and Dashboards – Every possible permutation and combination of detail Results from Data Reporting – Further and...

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