Objective oriented Scorecard

Scorecards are a semi-standard structured report, supported by proven design methods and automation tools, that can be used by managers to keep track of the execution of activities by the staff within their control and to monitor the consequences arising from these actions (by Wikipedia), and looks like this: What’s the problem with that kind of Scorecard? Even when the image is small the issue on it jumps from the screen…well, the problem is that there is no relation between the company strategy and the carried on activities (I mean each one of the measured metrics). Let me show you my recommendation based on Meta Analytics. In the above Scorecard you can see

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Data Driven Culture – Dealing with “change resistance”

If you are in the middle of the process of convincing your boss to begin with Analytics activities, you will definitely face a lot of troubles trying to make people (not just you boss) overcome the resistance to change. You have to know that becoming data driven requires a cultural, more than a technical change. Don’t you ever underestimate the power of people resisting to change. So take a look at the following video and prepare for a very challenging ride.

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