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R.O.I.: Simpler is better: Metrics not working? Check your complexity.

Overwhelmed with the sheer volume of data management, not to mention analysis of the metrics……..this article suggest the KISS, keep it simple….   short but good read.

Excerpt…..The problem here is not that the intended goals are not worthy: of course companies want more customers, more sales and lower inventories. The problem is the inherent conflicts evoked by the presence of too many “levers” being offered without linkages.

What’s lacking is a unified goal upon which the whole “system”—the whole organization—can be measured and each participant in the process of reaching that goal might be appropriately rewarded.

Simpler really is better.

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Forrest Breyfogle on Taking Six Sigma to the Next Level

This is a reissue of the 2009 podcast but it has great tips, points and how-to………..suggest you take the time to listen.  Filed under data management, information technology, metrics and leadership.

Excerpt of introduction…….Forrest Breyfogle introduces a new organizational governance system that integrates analytics with innovation. The IEE system shows business leaders what to measure and report; when and how to report it; how to interpret and use the results to establish goals; how to orchestrate work activities; and how to develop strategies that is consistent with established goals. These strategies ultimately lead to specific projects that enhance organizational focus and success.

Download Podcast……..via Forrest Breyfogle on Taking Six Sigma to the Next Level.  From American Management Association

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