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Free tool: RACI Template

By Bernie | August 19, 2018

Simple to use Excel RACI Template On most projects I end up putting together this RACI action tracking template. It’s a minor job, but a bit fiddly. I had a look on Google recently and couldn’t find a simple tracker template that worked well, so I designed one. It’s a little off-theme for this site,…

Engaging KPI Stakeholders – Communications

By Bernie | August 19, 2018

The challenge of managing change and complexity Because organisations are complex structures and the people within them are often anxious and busy, the ‘Engagement’ step is one of the easiest steps to mess up. Just working out who to talk to can be a serious challenge. Here are some key things you need to tackle…

What is the difference between a strategic objective and a mission statement?

By Bernie | August 19, 2018

There is a bit of a blurry line between mission statements and strategic objectives. Often clues to the strategic objectives are contained within a mission statement. Here are some notable vision/mission statements from history. Example: A grim mission statement General Motors: ‘GM is a multinational corporation engaged in socially responsible operations, worldwide. It is dedicated…

Downloads for Essential KPIs books

By Bernie | April 23, 2018

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

Envisionable ‘Business Operating System’ Review

By Bernie | April 13, 2018

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…

KPIs for Complex Organisations – The ‘ROKS Express Advanced™’ Method

By Bernie | March 26, 2018

Performance Index KPIs – Rolling several measures into one When you see a ‘fitness score’ on your watch, check the S&P 500 or check a credit rating, you are using a ‘performance index’. Performance KPIs are measures where you combine several KPIs into one to give an overview of complex situations. Here’s a really in-depth…

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Choosing the best reporting tool for your KPIs

By Bernie | January 4, 2018

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…

Downloads for Getting Started with KPIs book

By Bernie | December 9, 2017

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

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By Bernie | December 9, 2017

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Free template: ROKS KPI Canvas for KPI Definition

By Bernie | October 3, 2017

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…