Board of directors’ dashboards – Navigation or naiveté?

Have you ever wondered about how well boards of directors do their job? I have. And I do not have a good answer. But I was stimulated by an article written by Donald Delves, President of The Delves Group, titled “Dashboards for Boards.” Ever since the Enron meltdown and numerous […]

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Today’s Measurement Dashboards: Away from Rudder-and-Stick

Everything matures in stages. Larvae mature into butterflies. Babies grow into kids and then grow into people like you. Information systems also advance through stages of maturity. For example, the earliest accounting system processed payroll, purchases for accounts payable and invoices for customer accounts receivable, and then dumped all these […]

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How Does a Balanced Scorecard Differ from a Dashboard?

In the area of performance measures, there is so much confusion today. Questions abound such as: What to measure? Do we have too many key performance indicators (KPIs)? Are our KPIs made up excessively of lagging aggregate financial indicators? What is the difference between a balanced scorecard and a dashboard? […]

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Do You Want to Learn More about Designing Scorecards and Dashboards?

There is little consensus today about what a performance management scorecard and dashboard is. There is even more confusion about the difference between them. An excellent source to learn more about them is at Dashboard Insight. Peter Traynor is this portal’s editor. As organizations embrace the full vision of performance […]

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