[eBook] Benefits of scorecards and dashboards


In today’s modern mid-sized organization, having quick and easy access to company data in the form of a scorecard or dashboard is a cost-effective way to improve efficiencies and increase profit margins.

Build Up Your Performance With KPI Scorecards – Examples & Templates


Tracking the success metrics based on your needs, and the time frame you select while comparing your values can be done with simple yet effective scorecards. In this post, we will explain what is a KPI scorecard, when to use it, what is the difference between scorecard and dashboard, and KPI scorecard examples and templates from business scenarios that can be applied to different departments and organizations or used as a roadmap for online data analysis.


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Update Your Balanced Scorecard With Business Outcome And Agility Metrics

Martha Bennett

balanced scorecard business technology (BT) chief information officer (CIO We’ve entered the age of the customer, where powerful customers are disrupting every industry. In response, companies will have to change how they develop, market, sell, and deliver products and services directly to their customers and through their partners. CIOs and their teams are crucial to these strategic responses and will have to track transformation […].

Score the Best Data Protection Solution for Your Organization

Sirius Computer Solutions

Sirius’ Data Protection and Information Management (DPIM) team offer a two-part, 90-minute, vendor-agnostic Data Protection Scorecard Workshop at no cost to your organization. The second part of the workshop includes a scorecard review where you and a Sirius architect select the must-have and nice-to-have data protection features and capabilities required by your company. What is a Sirius Data Protection Scorecard?

Crucial KPIs for Your Growing Company: 7 Principles & 35 Metrics Every SMB Needs

Expert advice for SMBs to help drive the right results, including: principles to making good decisions quickly, why you need leading and lagging indicators to improve your odds of success, and how to use interlocking KPIs to improve company alignment.

STELLAR Analytics for the Win – an A for Enterprise Analytics Mastery

Kirk Borne

STELLAR analytics boosts the ability of organizations to deliver big value from big data and to achieve straight A’s on their business outcomes scorecard — indicators of stellar performance and clear forward progress in enterprise analytics projects. When I was in middle school (quite a few years ago), I started to realize that I was pretty good at math. I had done okay before, but the problems and concepts were becoming more difficult.

Big Data Creates Massive Changes for the Game of Golf

Smart Data Collective

ShotLink’s concept was designed in 1983 to catalogue historical data as an electronic scorecard. All the way back in the 15 th century, golf emerged on the sports scene and to this day, it remains one the most popular sports worldwide.

10 Ways That Corporate Dashboards Can Make Your Enterprise Life Easier


Additionally, a KPI scorecard focused on long term marketing goals can help even the busiest CMOs to periodically track the progress of the company’s promotional activities. The corporate world is fast-paced and ever-changing.

The Best Analytics and BI Tool, Take Two

Cindi Howson

If you have been with me in this space since my BI Scorecard days, you know that I used to publish updates every quarter, and some details every month. Many of our inquiry calls focus on who has the best BI tool, or even strengths and weaknesses between particular products. The note that best answers this across all of Gartner’s coverage areas is the Critical Capabilities.

Oracle Analytics Server to Replace OBIEE

Perficient Data & Analytics

Scorecards. Oracle Analytics Server (OAS) is the latest Oracle release to supersede Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE). Current OBIEE customers can upgrade to OAS at no additional licensing cost. Whether you are on OBIEE 11g or 12c, upgrading to OAS has the following main advantages: Business users benefit from enhanced Data Visualization and Data Preparation features. Augmented analytics with machine learning capabilities become available to end-users.

COVID-19 Effects on Financial Services & Managing Risk


They will also need recalibrated scorecards post-COVID as the existing models will not hold. They will need to evolve new scorecards considering the pandemic factor for early default detection. During the Spanish Flu pandemic, most US & UK banks were allowed to stay open as Essential Operations, albeit with changed work hours, maintaining over the counter operations and fumigating their coins. But this extracted a heavy human toll.

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A Fireside Chat: Martial Arts, Magic and Business Analysis

Adrian Reed's Blog

In our world as BAs techniques such as Critical Success Factors/Key Performance Indicators, the balanced scorecard, the 3Es and many more can help us articulate what success looks like.

3 Problems That Data and Analytics Can Help Solve in Healthcare

Perficient Data & Analytics

Contract Management (payer scorecards; contract performances, etc.). I’m often asked how data and analytics can help to solve key industry problems in healthcare. With that in mind, three key industry issues rise to the top of the list. Cost of Care Delivery. The cost of care delivery is at the center of the problems facing the healthcare Industry. Healthcare spending accounts for ~18% of US GDP.

The Business Intelligence Market – What’s Old is New

In(tegrate) the Clouds

Balanced scorecards, GIS, analytic apps, extranets. As the data visualization, big data, Hadoop, Spark and self-service hype gives way to IoT, AI and Machine Learning, I dug up an old parody post on the business intelligence market circa 2007-2009 when cloud analytics was just a disruptive idea. Here’s the post in it’s entirety (with apologies to Billy Joel). Lots of companies here that I had forgotten about.


Strategies for hiring diverse teams and creating inclusive workplaces


To ensure you’re not turning down candidates from diverse backgrounds, Richard advised training interviewers to stay open-minded about how key competencies were gained, using a scorecard to structure the process (many teams use Greenhouse to create scorecards for each stage of the interview process). Five ways to support employees and strengthen your business Insight exists to provide collaborative learning spaces where Fellows do impactful work leading to thriving careers.

Conducting remote interviews successfully


Stick to your plan Remote interviewing can also help you stick to interview best practices, like writing down your notes or filling out an interview scorecard immediately. We’ve used Greenhouse for several years and their scorecards offer an excellent and customizable system. Learn how the best teams adapt to interviewing while they WFH At Insight , we partner with companies to build and scale their tech teams.

Creating a Big Data Platform Roadmap

Perficient Data & Analytics

Set up a scorecard and strategy management to provide users the capabilities to communicate strategic goals and monitor progress over time. One of the most frequently asked questions by our customers is the roadmap to deploying a Big Data Platform and becoming a truly data-driven enterprise. Although the roadmap is different from customer to customer, at a high level, I would break it down into three phases: Phase – 1 Building the Foundation.

Consolidate Your Software Spend Data For Better IT Budget Planning

Smart Data Collective

Instead, digital vanguards are more likely to assign business leaders to measure expenditure and to use dashboard or scorecards to communicate benefits and costs. Cyber attacks are increasing in frequency and sophistication. Technology is developing at a breakneck pace. The world is becoming ever-more dependent on the assistance of digital tools and apps to complete business tasks. So it’s no surprise that IT budgets are hard to stick to , even as they continue to expand.

Gartner IT Expo: Create Actionable Intelligence

Perficient Data & Analytics

Dashboard and scorecards. As a partner of ours, MicroStrategy brings some very interesting capabilities which we think adds flexibility and agility. Along with thyssenkrupp Elevator, they showed that off in a session on Creating Actionable Intelligence here at the Gartner IT Expo. thyssenkrupp builds elevators throughout the world across many countries and regions. This brings many challenges in understanding what’s happening in the business and acting on it.

Two Acquisitions in Two Weeks!

Rita Sallam

Workday plans to embed Platfora technology into its technology foundation to complement existing operational reporting, dashboarding and scorecarding capabilities with Platfora’s ad hoc exploration features targeted specifically for Workday’s HR and Finance application customers. It’s been an exciting two weeks in the world of BI!

Goodbye Oracle Discoverer, Hello Next-Generation Reporting

Jet Global

User interfaces for ERP reporting tools are most often built with IT staff in mind, not the end user.

Fact-based Decision-making

Peter James Thomas

This is why performance management is a very complex discipline, not just the implementation of dashboard or scorecard technology. This article is about facts. Facts are sometimes less solid than we would like to think; sometimes they are downright malleable. To illustrate, consider the fact that in 98 episodes of Dragnet, Sergeant Joe Friday never uttered the words “Just the facts Ma’am”, though he did often employ the variant alluded to in the image above [1].

Ad Block Tracking With Google Analytics: Code, Metrics, Reports

Occam's Razor

Next, you'll look at the scorecard in the table, it gives you three simple metrics that will give context to PSGV… And, finally of course you'll look to see if our KPI, PSGV, is influenced by the traffic source… You can see the obvious differences above, it will give you a peek into the heads of the people coming to your site and it will also help you optimize your ad targeting and ad content strategies for Paid Media and even your Earned Media.

Google Analytics Tips: 10 Data Analysis Strategies That Pay Off Big!

Occam's Razor

As you look at the "scorecard" (just under the graph) you can look at the little numbers in gray and understand overall mobile performance compared to site performance. In the coming year, based on current announcements , Google Analytics is set to go through an almost unprecedented amount of evolution. My postulation is that by this time next year the tool will be almost unrecognizable. [My

Google Analytics Custom Reports: Paid Search Campaigns Analysis

Occam's Razor

You get immense focus in the scorecard (summary) using just the Acquisition (Visits, Unique Visitors), Behavior (Bounce Rate, Pageviews – proxy for content consumption) and Outcome (Transactions, Average Value, Revenue) metrics and Key Performance Indicators. Every Analysis Ninja knows that standard reports are lame. The lameness stems from the fact that they are created for everyone, stuffed with as much "stuff" as anyone might want and hence in the end satiate no one.

Be Real-World Smart: A Beginner's Advanced Google Analytics Guide

Occam's Razor

Start with the scorecard in the overview report. Being book smart is good. The outcome of book smart is rarely better for analytics practitioners then folks trying to learn how to fly an airplane from how-to books. Hence, I have been obsessed with encouraging you to get actual data to learn from. This is all the way from Aug 2009: Web Analytics Career Advice: Play In The Real World!

Google Analytics Tutorial: 8 Valuable Tips To Hustle With Data!

Occam's Razor

On top of the report you'll see the scorecard, or aggregate performance of the page via metrics like Pageviews, Unique Pageviews, Time on Page, Page Load Time (!) It is painfully heartbreaking to realize that a very small tiny number of people who have access to web analytics tools actually use them. I mean really use the tools. Ravage all the features. Exploit every possible button. Produce built-in visualization magic. Poke into the hidden crevices and discover exotic delights.

3 Awesome, Downloadable, Custom Web Analytics Reports

Occam's Razor

First , they might pay a cursory glance at the summary view provided in the scorecard(which will be on top of the above report but I have cropped for clarity). In a world where we are overwhelmed with data and metrics and key performance indicators and reports and dashboards and. sometimes all it takes to make some sense of all this "mess" is someone stepping up to share a tiny slice of wisdom from their experience. That's my plan for this blog post.