I was recently interviewed for a podcast on transforming executive leadership through well-defined KPIs. I address some of the challenges in developing powerful key performance indicators for the executive suite - along with a handful of warnings on typical challenges to building KPIs successfully.
If you've haven't worked with Strategyzer's ground-breaking business model canvas you're missing out on one of the most powerful tools for innovation available. Its utility ranges from blank-slate innovation to the introduction of new strategic initiatives within existing organizations.
Its power lies in its ability to create and communicate the fundamentals of an organization's business vision.
The most important dashboard in an organization is the one on the CEO's mobile phone or desktop. Other dashboards may provide insight into critical issues: financial health, marketing spend, operational efficiency, customer satisfaction and much more.
The CEO’s dashboard tells the story of the company’s business model .
The key performance indicators here are vital signs that indicate how well the business model itself is functioning - and they provide predictive and actionable insights into future challenges and growth.
This article provides a five-point sanity check for your own CEO dashboard. Lock the door, hold your calls, and open up your current dashboard.
As your company's CEO, you are the chief strategist, designer and evangelist for your business model. The clarity you create around your target customer, your value proposition and the differentiated activities your organization delivers is critical.
If your business model isn't clear - or even defined - then you’re not ready for an investment in an analytics strategy. Put down your checkbook, and Don't Pass Go.