Are you in the loop?: Top Reasons why Data Democratization delivers better performance

Posted by KPISOFT on Jun 27, 2018 8:01:39 AM

For years, the problem of miscommunication has plagued companies. Lack of a proper hierarchy of decision making and scarcity of relevant actionable information has led to organizations missing out on key performance dips and the less speedy generation of insights that can benefit the organization. In most companies, the handling of data is left to the specialized data scientists and the IT department. As such, information insights are generated that much slower with less accuracy than expected.

Democratizing data in the organization would mean that every user can query, understand and apply critical data at faster rates than ever before. As such, let us look at the two biggest reasons a company needs Data Democratization.

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Topics: performance management, millennials, empower your employees, productivity

Make Your Company's Performance This Year's Top Priority

Posted by Susan Green on Feb 16, 2017 12:15:43 AM

Dr. Sandra Pereira, CEO KPISOFT
Co-author

What’s your #1 priority this year? 6 tips to make 2017 your best performing year ever!  

In 2017, all eyes will be on you and how your company performs. Economists are keeping a close watch on all indicators of change. Politicians are measuring; media is listening; workers are rallying; and consumer confidence is once again on the rise.

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Topics: performance management, productivity, talent management, customer experience, goals, tips for better performance, dashboards, artificial intelligence, strategy, execution, kpi, performance improvement, big data, analytics, leadership, retention, millennials, customer satifaction, work productivity, kpi reporting, integrated business view

Why I Need a Performance Management System

Posted by John Patterson on Sep 21, 2016 11:52:54 AM

An Employee’s Point of View

Going in for a new job can be nerve wrecking. Going in a for a new job and not knowing the overall goals that are expected of you is even worse. Many companies have the mentality of throwing new employees to the wolves and seeing how they turn out. For a small percentage of people, that works. For the much larger percentage, they are lost not knowing what to do because their goals and expectations were not carefully laid out for them. 

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Topics: SMART goals, Goal setting, managing employees, performance management

Behavior-Based Performance Management

Posted by Susan Green on Sep 14, 2016 9:49:49 AM

Discover how Dallas-based Lone Star uses Behaviors to hire right and groom their next generation of leaders

Behavior-based management is the ‘simple principle’ that People Perform Best when they know:
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Topics: performance management, employee feeback, employee empowerment

Why is Everyone Out of Sync

Posted by Susan Green on Aug 30, 2016 11:49:51 AM

When Business Scales and Culture Doesn’t

How did we get to this point? What happened to the days when we knew everyone in the office and could reach over our cubicles to talk about our kids, a customer call, or to share a joke we just heard. We knew our owners personally. They actually hired us. We knew their kids; went to office get-togethers at their houses; and spent very Friday afternoon on the golf course, even if we didn’t know how to play. We were tight!

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Topics: productivity and employee engagement, performance management, performance coaching

Why is Everyone Slacking?

Posted by Susan Green on Aug 16, 2016 11:35:21 AM

How to Take Your Employees from Bad Eggs to Golden Eggs 

First, let’s talk about the employment process. You did your due diligence. You reviewed more than one hundred resumes. Out of those, the top 10 were prescreened; and out of those the top 5 were interviewed. And it was then narrowed down to two. You did the reference checks, talked to the applicant’s former managers; and did the required background check. This guy walks on water!


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Topics: performance management, performance coaching, managing employees

The Workplace is Changing – Are you Listening? Asia Pacific Edition

Posted by Susan Green on Aug 8, 2016 9:45:18 AM

The Challenges Facing Asia Pacific

Over the past three years, in a recovering economy, businesses have been busy creating new strategy to meet the demands of the next 5 years. In Asia Pacific, just as in the US, workplace needs are revolving around demographic trends. These trends will play an important part in how company culture is being re-shaped to meet the demands of a smaller pool of resources. While the labor pool shrinks, the need for greater skills will rise. To fill the gaps, streamlined business practices and advanced technology will be key for success.

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Topics: millennials, performance management, Virtual Workforce

Digitize Your Sales Agents to Success

Posted by Susan Green on Jul 11, 2016 2:16:57 PM

Ragunath Joe Murthy
Contributing Business Consultant

The Four E’s to an Efficient and Effective Team

The insurance industry is basically being reinvented. And, this reinvention has caused a major disruption in how insurance is defined and purchased by its new customer base. The disruption is so volatile that start-ups selling newly design insurance products are changing the landscape of the traditional garden. Of course this is an analogy; but imagine the main staples of corn, beans, wheat and rice being replaced by quinoa, millet, kamut and amaranth. One can certainly compare this garden of new staple foods to the evolution of the insurance world.

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Topics: Virtual Workforce, performance management

How to Create an Engaged Salesforce by Measuring Success

Posted by Susan Green on Jul 1, 2016 1:56:08 AM

Go Digital…Take Your Insurance Sales Team from Good to Great

Traditional insurance companies have long run their business on their reputation of ethical practices and a superior trust-factor. Other items that created a strong relationship were the quality of their brand, product reliability, second-to-none customer support and the salesmanship of their agents.

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Topics: performance management, performance management software

5 Signs Showing it’s Time to Get Serious About Managing Performance

Posted by Susan Green on Jun 17, 2016 10:01:58 AM

We all know that employees are our company and that we are only as good as our employees’ performance.  Our company is not only the products we sell, but it’s how we sell the products. It’s not only the customer service we offer, but how we offer the service. And it’s not only the widgets we manufacture, but it’s how well we manufacture those widgets.

 So let’s agree that performance is the key to overall company success; the key to making a profit, the key to retaining customers and the key to gaining new ones.  So when should you seriously consider using an employee performance management system to manage all the activity?

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Topics: performance management, managing employees, performance visibility, performance issues, managing performance, annual performance review, performance reporting, feedback

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