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Why Performance Reporting is NOT Performance Management! – Part 2

“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink!” – goes the Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner as his ship lies lost in the Doldrums upon a wide and vast ocean. I wonder what he would make of the vast oceans of data (or should I say, Data Lakes!) at our disposal these days – perhaps … Continue reading

Why Performance Reporting is NOT Performance Management!

“Mirror, mirror on the wall whose presentation is the fairest of them all?” “GDP last quarter is higher than the previous quarter, and the same quarter last year”, says Kamal Ahmed of the BBC News. So far his reporting is correct. “Therefore it’s improving!”, and that’s where his performance management is wrong! The accurate thing … Continue reading