Inside Companies
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Who Are the Animals of Analytics-Based Performance Management?

GaryCokins - November 16, 2010

Ever notice how the personalities and dispositions of animals often resemble humans’? An organization’s pursuit of adopting analytics-based performance management…

Inside Companies
562 views

I Tweet Therefore I Am

GaryCokins - October 5, 2010

Actually, I do not tweet or have a Twitter account (yet). Maybe I will in the future. I am typically…

SmartData Collective Exclusive
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Can the Tiger Woods Effect Improve Performance Management?

GaryCokins - September 17, 2010

The field of sports routinely experiences a dynasty of continuous and consistent championships. Examples have been the New York Yankees…

Business Intelligence
458 views

Help Desk – A User’s Guide to Analytics-based Performance Management

GaryCokins - September 14, 2010

Imagine if an organization had a chief analytics-based performance officer and a department that assisted line managers with applying business…

Business Intelligence
434 views

Performance benefits of linking R to multithreaded math libraries

DavidMSmith - June 11, 2010

R wasn't originally designed as a multithreaded application -- multiprocessor systems were still rare when the R Project was first…

Predictive Analytics
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Horse Racing’s Triple Crown – Just like Business Analysts*

GaryCokins - June 8, 2010

The Belmont horserace, third leg of the USA’s prestigious Triple Crown races, was this past week-end. It made me think…

Business Intelligence
543 views

Self-tracking: “If man were meant to fly” and other objections

TedCuzzillo - June 7, 2010

Self tracking for performance has a place on the map now thanks to the May 2 New York Times Magazine…

Business Intelligence
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A Poorly Managed Company’s Tour Guide: Performance Mangement and the ‘Mesdup’ Corporation

GaryCokins - May 18, 2010

  Publicly traded companies issue annual reports that increasingly look like magazines. Almost all organizations publish a brochure with glossy…

Business Intelligence
586 views

Review of Dresner’s Profiles in Performance

Steve Bennett - February 28, 2010

Howard Dresner, a fellow ex-Gartner Business Intelligence and Information Management Research Director (but with a far more distinguished research record than…

Business Intelligence
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How can Enterprise Performance Management be Summarized?

GaryCokins - January 26, 2010

I spend a lot of time investigating and writing about just exactly what enterprise performance management is and how to…