What are Performance Thresholds?

A Key Performance Indicator has limited value unless it can be compared to something. There may be some value as a record of change over time; however, unless it is known what sort of change is required, even this has little value. A KPI without a comparator can be...

Step 8 – Alignment

Nine Steps to Success™ – Step 8 Alignment Alignment is the eighth step of the Balanced Scorecard Institutes framework for strategic planning and management, the Nine Steps to Success™. The importance of strategic alignment cannot be under-estimated. In its recent...

Step 6 – Strategic Initiatives

Nine Steps to Success™ – Step 6 Strategic Initiatives Strategic Initiative is the sixth step of the Balanced Scorecard Institutes framework for strategic planning and management, the Nine Steps to Success™. At the end of the day it is the implementation of initiatives...

Step 5 – Performance Measures

Nine Steps to Success™ – Step 5 Performance Measures Performance Measure is the fifth step of the Balanced Scorecard Institutes framework for strategic planning and management, the Nine Steps to Success™. In business, government and non-profit organisations we measure...

Step 4 – Strategy Maps

Nine Steps to Success™ – Step 4 Strategy Maps Strategy Map is the fourth step of the Balanced Scorecard Institutes framework for strategic planning and management, the Nine Steps to Success™. There are two primary purposes for a Strategy Map, the first is to provide a...

Step 3 – Strategic Objectives

Nine Steps to Success™ – Part 3 Strategic Objectives Strategic Objectives is the third step of the Balanced Scorecard Institutes framework for strategic planning and management, the Nine Steps to Success™. It has to be made clear from the outset and with no ambiguity...