A great Bernard Marr article: "How Google Sets Goals: The OKR Approach"
We've seen a great article from Bernard Marr and how google adopted the OKR (Objectives and Key Results) approach as a start up.
We love OKRs at InPhase which is why we've automated the whole OKR process to help you define, cascade and manage business plans, collaborative goals, projects, risks, and key results from the strategic to the transaction level, from the CEO to the individual member of staff.
See the Bernard Marr article below:
We all need to save money, but basing your savings on positive outcomes makes more sense.
Austerity affects the entire public sector and finances can be scarce for everyone, but savvy organisations are using outcome-based budgeting (OBB) practices to better allocate and prioritise those precious resources. Discover what OBB is all about, how it works and how you can harness it to deliver serious advantages.
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There is a shift we have seen by our customers to integrating the Project Office reporting and information into the overall enterprise performance management of the organisation.
The Project Office is often the real driving force for change and improvement in any organisation. From complete transformation with mergers, restructures, divestments, to major asset change, to process changes, to specific operational projects.
It's as simple as S.I.P
After rolling out many systems and solution for many years, and watching many systems get implemented in my own business it can be an overwhelming process and a difficult one to get right first time.
For me and many other professionals in the field, the concept of meaningful implementation and engagement leading to sustainable improvement and measurable outcomes is second nature but too many it probably isn’t.
In most cases, the main reason it can take so long to resolve issues, is that organisations have reporting periods that can only serve up the problems long after they have happened, it can take ages to get a plan sorted and it takes even longer to find out if it actually worked!
Too much demand, too many patients, not enough resources
The challenge that the NHS faces today is variously described as: too much demand, too many patients, not enough resources.
This blog examines these issues identified by the systems already in place in the NHS and suggests how we can act on the performance management and BI information as part of addressing this classic dilemma: demand is clearly greater than supply.
We break down the 4 main issues and give you tangible solutions
We all know how onerous it is to manage your FOIA (Freedom of information) correspondence backlog. This is one of the biggest challenges for our customers, and for the public sector in particular. There are several aspects to this which can present challenges:-
The importance of providing context with visualisations
Recently several high profile companies have heavily sold the idea that a great looking, fast data visualisation the greatest business intelligence.
It is certainly great to have beautiful visualisations of data, but that is less than half the picture if you need to manage the business better.