Tag Archives: Key Performance Indicator

Unintended and Perverse Outcomes

A colleague from the Australian Department of Defence (thanks Hayley!) recently sent me a link to an article from the Canberra Times about “Losing our way: How the cult of the KPI has damaged our moral compass”.  This article is partly … Continue reading

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Supply Support Performance Measures – Part 3

In the first article we looked at the various performance measures we can use for Supply Support in Performance Based Contracts including grouping them into 3 main types; demand satisfaction performance measures, inventory holding performance measures and customer wait time performance measures. … Continue reading

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Supply Support Performance Measures – Part 2

In the last article we looked at the various performance measures we can use for Supply Support in Performance Based Contracts including grouping them into 3 main types; demand satisfaction performance measures, inventory holding performance measures and customer wait time performance measures. … Continue reading

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Supply Support Performance Measures – Part 1

“When we talk about ‘smart transportation,’ it is more than moving cargo from A to B. Digitization within transport and logistics means seamless service to our customers, visibility in the supply chain, and driving a more efficient business.” Soren Skou … Continue reading

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Supportability Performance Measures

“If you don’t understand how to run an efficient operation, new machinery will just give you new problems of operation and maintenance. The sure way to increase productivity is to better administrate man and machine.” Edwards Deming In earlier articles I … Continue reading

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Choosing a Good KPI? (Part 1)

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. Albert Einstein One question we often get is what is a good performance measure? While you could simply Google “performance measure” (or more typically “KPI”) … Continue reading

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Achieving Balance

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” Albert Einstein I recently saw a video by Eric Barker author of “Barking Up The Wrong Tree.” In this video Barker reveals, based on two researchers at Harvard (Nash … Continue reading

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