How to Choose KPIs to Achieve Strategic Goals

Choosing the right key performance indicators (KPIs) can dramatically improve the performance of an organization. KPIs are an excellent tool to achieve strategic business goals. But only carefully selected KPIs actually provide the information required for monitoring and assessing performance. Whether you are a business owner or part of a management team, you need to know the steps required to select KPIs that aid continuous improvement. In this KPI article, we will be discussing the process of choosing KPIs that drive the achievement of strategic and operational objectives.

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The KPI Institute – KPI Professional Course Review

The KPI Institute

Recently, I got my certification with The KPI Institute. My general feedback is that the course and certification is well worth the investment. Even if you have to take this money out of your pocket, I would still suggest it to anyone that is already or going to be in the BI or Strategy field.

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5 Common Dashboard Design Mistakes

It’s always easy to criticize but you will definitely agree with the following 5 common dashboard design mistakes.

1. You try to explode the audience with data without context or objective

This is always the case since the BI project team constantly receives new requirements from different fields of users or groups. In the end, they need to come up with a design that fits all departments and users. The end result is disastrous since the only way to do this is the explode the dashboard with data and various targeted visualizations causing inappropriate display of data/media to end users The broad range of end users will not be engaged as the dashboard will contain metrics not specific to them and information they don’t understand. Moreover, there will be no actionable intelligence inside and resulting in low engagement rate or high bounce rate.

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