KPI Reporting and Business Dashboards
Key performance indicators or simply KPIs are the top performance metrics used for assessing and analyzing the actual results of organization compared to its strategic goals and objectives. While generally KPI’S will be different for different companies and industries, every organization should have well defined KPI’s to be used for evaluating its performance. kip’s or Key Performance Indicators are the most important business metrics for a company which help managers and decision makes manage control and leas their organizations in more efficient way. KPI’s can be used for reporting and analysis of the overall organizational performance (in case we need to develop organizational KPI report) or they can be used for analysis reporting on only a certain areas of the business such as marketing, finance sales and HR. In both cases they help us develop effective reporting by focusing on what really matter for our organization. When we use effective KPI reports we know how well or poor our company is performing by simply looking at our top metrics. Business dashboard reporting has becoming very popular because of its effectiveness to visually represent a summary of our KPIs in an easy to fallow way saving us time and improving the quality of our business insight. Business dashboards can be created in many different ways by using a dashboards reporting software and they can range from very simple dashboards reports or scorecards to very complex and sophisticated applications used for reporting but large organizations with many users. Regardless of how complex they are, business dashboards use simple visual indicators, charts and tables to summarize our KPIs generally on one computer screen or one-page printed business reports or business scorecard. The benefits of KPI reports and business dashboards are as follows: While there are many benefits from having a well organized and focused business analysis and reporting system, the following are the top 3 benefits for any organization regardless of its size location and industry:
- Butter business insight: Business dashboard reporting gives us a quick snapshot of our organization performance. When dashboard reporting is well structured and organized we can clearly understand our business performance by simply looking at our latest KPI results.
- Time Saving: KPI dashboard reporting saves us time. Compared to traditional analysis and reporting which use multiple sources from access of critical business information, the dashboards allows us to see all the information we need in one place at a glance. This means we save time on a daily basis which is one of the most important benefits of getting organized with you data and important business information you need on daily basis.
- Focus: they help us focus better by tracking and monitoring what really matters for our business. As a result we are able to identify any potential issues and opportunities as they arise and act immediately to prevent them or take advantage of them depending on how favorable they are for our business. KPIs always give us actionable information we can use to better manage and grow or business.