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YOUR TUESDAY TIP – Why Your Excel Spreadsheet Fails as a Scorecard

May 16, 2017

One of the most popular uses of spreadsheet software is for Business Scorecards. Is this a good decision? Electronic spreadsheets arrived in the late 1970s as a replacement for bookkeeping tasks traditionally done on paper. Are they capable of handling your scorecards in 2017? Studies Show a Disappointing Reality 94% of spreadsheets contain errors 57% […]

YOUR TUESDAY TIP – Using Your Scorecard Data Effectively

May 9, 2017

Whether it is too much data, too complex data, or most often, the lack of acute business acumen to process the data, most companies today are drowning in useless reports. At CSI, we believe that business data must take the form of an “Active Positioning Device not a Passive Report.” The most successful organizations today […]

YOUR TUESDAY TIP – Why Use Data to Measure Your Business Performance?

May 2, 2017

Business Scorecards and Dashboards are performance management tools that display historical trends and compare strategic goals against actual results. These tools allow management to implement its strategy by aligning performance with goals. Similar to a grade school report card, your data should measure periodic results (weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually) against a predetermined goal, allowing users […]

YOUR TUESDAY TIP – Podcast of Business Bootcamp

April 25, 2017

Everyone is raving about Shane Yount’s Business Bootcamp presentations at the American Manufacturing Summit and the North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit. Since many of you didn’t have the opportunity to hear Shane, we wanted to provide you with the opportunity to learn about this insightful methodology. Hear Shane speak on these Key Points: Drive Business […]

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