PERFORMALYTICS BLOG

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Business Analytics in Higher Education

A few years ago, after observing the growing analytics job market and experiencing the need for foundation analytics knowledge and skills in both IT and business communities, I began to research business analytics training programs. More…

How Routines Can Sustain High Performance

Research and experience has revealed that simply providing performance feedback to employees generates a significant productivity increase. More…

Performance Scorecards

People love to play games and are naturally competitive, so when employees have timely feedback about how they’re doing compared to others, work becomes fun, more meaningful and more productive. More…

Performance Measurement

Performance goals and measures constantly evolve as the organization and market change, and new information brings new insights providing guidance on how to most productively address those changes. More…

Analytics ROI

...Is Analytics an Asset or an Expense? When Analytics (i.e., reporting platform, tools and processes) are considered an expense, reporting infrastructure, tools and training are minimized, there is no Enterprise Analytics Roadmap, and each line of business and department is left on their own to use application-specific reports and MS Excel for operations reporting. More…

The 9 Step Performance Analytics Roadmap

..The gap between Business Analytics functionality and utilization continues to grow. Most organizations purchase reporting tools from their core system/ERP vendors, which typically include a standard reports library…but not a vision for how Analytics can be used to optimize business processes and strengthen performance. More…

Performance Analytics Architecture

I tell clients and students that technology can do whatever you want…if you know what you want. While knowing what you want – the questions you want answered – is the first and most important step, preparing the information to answer those questions is 90% of the work. More…

Banking Performance Programs

For the last 10-12 years, much of my work has been with mid-market banks. The corporate culture of most banks, especially mid-market banks, is based on tradition and a history of personal relationships with customers. More…

Introduction to Performance Analytics

After beginning my professional life in Human Resources, I was drawn into a highly productive period in the Applications Software industry, where I saw "the promise of technology" in Executive Information Systems, and founded Business Intelligence, Inc. in 1990. I am truly blessed to love my work. More…