Posts by Bernie

Downloads for Essential KPIs books

Essential KPIs: Free Downloads Signup Page Hi Just to make sure you are not a ‘bot, I’m going to ask you to sign up using your email. Please just fill in the box below and you should have access to the free downloads in a few seconds.  Bernie Please enter a valid email address. We…

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Envisionable ‘Business Operating System’ Review

What is Envisionable? The Envisionable site describes their tool as a ‘Small Business Operating System’. I’d not come across this term before, but as you start to explore the tool it starts to become clear why they use this description. Envisionable is what I call a ‘one stop shop’. It’s easy to talk in the…

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Choosing the best reporting tool for your KPIs

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The chances are your preferred tool for managing your KPIs will be a spreadsheet. Whilst spreadsheets are a good solution for many, it’s worth remembering that there are alternative options for recording, displaying and managing performance data. For certain situations, one of these alternatives may be the best reporting tool for your organisation. Here’s a…

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Downloads for Getting Started with KPIs book

Getting Started With KPIs: Free Downloads Signup Page Hi Just to make sure you are not a ‘bot, I’m going to ask you to sign up using your email. Please just fill in the box below and you should have access to the free downloads in a few seconds.  Bernie Please enter a valid email…

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Free template: ROKS KPI Canvas for KPI Definition

Introducing the ROKS KPI Canvas The ROKS KPI Canvas serves as a structured memory jogger to help you navigate through the key questions you need to answer in order to fully define your KPIs. Here is what a blank ROKS KPI Canvas looks like: You can download a nice crisp, print-ready, PDF of the ROKS…

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The Units Mixup That Cost $328m

On December 11th 1998 NASA launched the Mars Climate Orbiter. The probe was designed to measure water distribution on the surface of Mars.  286 days later the $328 million probe arrived at Mars, missing the correct orbit by 100km. The probe dipped into the atmosphere, overheating the engine system. The probe crashed into the surface…

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How Apple use ‘Observable Consequences’

Figuring out how vulnerable your software is to malicious attack has got to be right up there on the ‘hard to measure stuff’ league table. Why? Because anyone who knows how to hack your software probably isn’t going to tell you that they can. The most valuable exploits are the ones that no-one knows about.…

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