Different Metric Types Meet Different Needs

Enterprises should differentiate between different types of metrics and how they are used. Lagging, Leading and Diagnostic measures should be combined to ensure they are supporting long-term objectives while focusing on intermediate and daily activities that make a difference. As a quick reference consider the following table for getting the right mix: Type Definition Review Freq Examples Baseball analogy Lagging Show results and attainment of goals. Typically take time to get outcome. Quarterly, Yearly to Multi- Year • Revenue • Profit • Final Game Score • Win/Loss Record Leading Give … Continue Reading >