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How to Turn your KPIs into Profit and Production

There’s an old saying, “If you can measure it, you can manage it.”

Manufacturers with Production Control Systems (PCS) know the truth of that saying. With the PCS providing the real-time data and process control, these companies supercharge their Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) with real-time data to accurately track and measure shop floor progress. 423 more words


How To… Excel: Create a Dynamic Data Range for a Chart

Continuing the theme of automatically updating charts, we’re going to look at how to make a chart deal with a dynamically changing data range. This is useful for situations where you have multiple measures that each have a different number of independent variables (the variables plotted on our x-axis, which was the month of the year in our last example). 809 more words


Efficient Key Performance Indicator Calculation

Efficient Key Performance Indicator Calculation

David Kuhlen1 and Andreas Speck2, 1Datenlotsen Informationssysteme GmbH, Germany and 2Christian Albrechts Universitat zu Kiel, Germany


In order to investigate the economic performance of business processes, simulations are performed. 180 more words

Are you Keeping Up? Track your KPIs

Small businesses, just like mega-corporations, need to keep a pulse on whether they’re on the trajectory toward meeting their goals. Key performance indicators (KPIs) are tools that can enable them to do that. 529 more words

Business Building

HOW TO... Excel: Create an Automatically Updating Chart

Following on from our last series of HOW TO… Excel, we’re going to expand the concepts used to create the dynamic data table and create another sheet for the same workbook that will be the home of an automatically updating chart! 1,423 more words


Knowing your KPI's

Every business plan includes a Financial section. Within this section, you will break down your KPI’s. If you don’t know what I’m talking about just yet, stick with me! 925 more words

Business Planning

Measurement as a way of life

Eliyahu M Goldratt: “Show me how you measure me and I’ll show you how I perform”

“Each step in the workflow must be continually monitored to make sure that cycle times are not exceeded.” 485 more words

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