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Is that really a KPI?

Is that really a KPI?

At Intrafocus, we often act as facilitators of a three-day strategy workshop based on the Balanced Scorecard strategic methodology. Recently, we conducted a workshop which began with the tricky subject of terminology. Everything went smoothly until we reached the term...

Things to consider when creating a strategic team

Things to consider when creating a strategic team

If you want to develop a successful business strategy, you need to put the right people in place when creating a strategic team. This can be challenging and may require a fresh approach, especially if you want to maximise your results in a short period of time. These...

7 strategic lessons you can learn from Wimbledon

7 strategic lessons you can learn from Wimbledon

Strategic Lessons Wimbledon is more than a sports event - it's a cultural phenomenon that defines British summer. And what's more, it has plenty of interesting lessons for business leaders and entrepreneurs. Let's take a closer look at some strategic lessons and rules...

Red Amber Green

Red Amber Green

Red, Amber, Green Reporting A Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is meaningless unless you can compare its value to something else. Without comparison, it is impossible to say if the value is good, bad or indifferent. We ofter turn to a Red, Amber Green, notation to help...

Consistent Monthly Reports?

Consistent Monthly Reports?

Monthly reports Two of the most successful productivity tools in existence today are spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations. These two desktop applications have undoubtedly changed how we conduct business and allow us to analyse and present information concisely....

Managing Your Company’s Finances Effectively

Managing Your Company’s Finances Effectively

Making a profit is almost certainly one of the reasons you decide to go into a business. That means handling cash flows properly must be a vital aspect of your operations. Mismanagement of finances will cause your business to fail therefore you have to start taking...

Top 15 KPIs for Small Businesses

Top 15 KPIs for Small Businesses

Top 15 KPIs - All businesses, large and small, need to have a clear strategy and accompanying KPIs if they are to be successful. Without a guiding vision and purpose, strategic projects and a good management framework, even the smallest businesses cannot expect to be...

Seven Plus or Minus Two

Seven Plus or Minus Two

Today, we will look at two useful points for business strategy development. They both relate to Key Performance Indicators; firstly in relation to the 'ideal' number that any organisation should set, and secondly, in relation to leadership. So let's dive right in. 1....

ALMI Tankers – Case Study

ALMI Tankers – Case Study

Almi Tankers is an oil tanker management company committed to offering top quality, reliable, cost-effective, safe and efficient services to customers, that meet and exceed, all safety, environmental and quality requirements set by clients and regulatory...

The Focused Organisation

The Focused Organisation

The Focused Organisation - To develop and deliver a successful business strategy, we need to focus. When asked what made them successful in their field, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet said, 'focus'. Yes, we need a strategy system, the right KPI choices, appropriate...

Power Jacks – Case Study

Power Jacks – Case Study

Power Jacks is a British design and manufacturing company, specialising in electromechanical actuation, lifting, and positioning. Customers in 80 countries across the world depend on Power Jacks to provide screw jacks, linear actuators, lead screws, bevel gearboxes,...

OBF – Case Study

OBF – Case Study

Consolidated Paper Mills (known in Russia as ОБФ) is a group of manufacturing enterprises in the pulp and paper industry. OBF is one of the top 15 largest enterprises in the pulp and paper industry in Russia. It ranks fourth in domestic containerboard manufacturers...

Gexcon – Case Study

Gexcon – Case Study

Gexcon is a world-leading company in the field of safety and risk management and advanced dispersion, explosion, and fire modelling. Headquartered in Norway, Gexcon has offices all around the world including the United Kingdom. Gexcon has detailed knowledge of...

KPI Monitoring Software

KPI Monitoring Software

KPI Monitoring Software Welcome to our fifth and final article in our series about Key Performance Indicators. For this final topic, we turn our attention to the advantages of KPI monitoring software. Remember, before these sophisticated automated software tools...

Interpreting KPI Results

Interpreting KPI Results

Interpreting KPI Results Welcome to the fourth article in our series on Key Performance Indicators, or KPIs. This week we are going to focus on interpreting KPI results. Once the hard work has been done to create and implement the right measures, how are these then...

What are KPI Objectives?

What are KPI Objectives?

Welcome back to our series on Key Performance Indicators, or KPIs. Last time we introduced the concept of KPIs and investigated their organisational context and application. This week we are going to move on to our first specific area of interest: the relationship...

KPI Overview

KPI Overview

Over the next few weeks, we are going to take an in-depth look at  Key Performance Indicators, commonly known as KPIs. We'll begin with a KPI overview and explore the importance of setting KPI targets, known as 'thresholds'.  We will then examine a set of specific...

Spider Impact® Version 5

Spider Impact® Version 5

Intrafocus delivers Spider Impact® Version 5 by Spider Strategies® WINCHESTER, United Kingdom, November 2nd 2021 - Intrafocus is delighted to announce that as a trusted Spider Strategies reseller they will be delivering Spider Impact Version 5 into Europe, the Middle...

Sharing Your Strategy

Sharing Your Strategy

Sharing your strategy - Creating a strategy is often the most enjoyable part of strategic planning. The excitement of looking to the future, creative minds are encouraged to think big, like-minded people come together to work with each other. But when the strategy has...

Selecting a KPI Management Tool

Selecting a KPI Management Tool

To manage Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) effectively you need an established KPI software solution. Some organisations have the benefit of fully integrated ERP, CRM and Finance systems, however, most do not.  For most organisations pulling together a monthly report...

What is VRIO?

What is VRIO?

What is VRIO? - When it comes to strategic analysis, structured frameworks are extremely useful for guiding your development work. We've already looked at SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) as a key strategic development tool and today...

KPI Dashboards

KPI Dashboards

KPI Dashboards - When businesses begin their strategic planning journeys, motivation is high and everyone wants to see results as soon as possible. So it's natural that there's going to be a lot of enthusiasm for your KPI dashboard. After all, that vital piece of...

A Data Driven Strategy

A Data Driven Strategy

by Clive Keyte. Data Driven Strategy - As a business leader, we know you are passionate about your strategy. In fact, your leadership team probably meets on a regular basis to share exciting ideas on how to take your business forwards for success. A Data Driven...

The Customer Voice

The Customer Voice

The Customer Voice - In this article series, we are looking at reputation management and the importance of online customer reviews (which - let's recap - boost your credibility and reputation in the market, stimulate better customer relationships and increase SEO and...

New Strategy Resource Centre

New Strategy Resource Centre

Intrafocus is delighted to announce the availability of its free Strategy Resource Centre. The new resource centre has consolidated all of the Intrafocus free strategic planning resources into a single place. Many new resources have been added. "We have always offered...