O'Reilly logo

Key Performance Indicators: Developing, Implementing, and Using Winning KPIs, 3rd Edition by David Parmenter

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 14Reporting Performance Measures

There is a major problem with reporting. The writers often do not understand enough about the science of reporting. In addition, too many reports have been prepared monthly, which is far too late for prompt action.

The reporting framework used in an organization must accommodate the requirements of the different levels in the organization (board, senior management team, middle management, and the various teams) and the reporting frequency that supports timely decision making. This chapter displays some better practice formats that will help speed up this vital step. This chapter should be read in conjunction with the white papers and books written by Stephen Few1 (see www.perpetualedge.com). Stephen Few is the expert in this field, having written Amazon's top three bestselling books2 on data visualization.

The Work of Stephen Few in Data Visualization

Data visualization is an area that is growing in importance. No longer is it appropriate for well-meaning accountants and managers to dream up report formats based ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required