Process Measures and Analytics: The Right Data for the Right Decisions

Abstract: 

Processes, measures, and analytics create an important view of an organization and its performance. Enterprises must recognize how these three dimensions interact within critical business practices to determine the proper balance and ensure that all three are working together effectively.

Process efforts typically focus on workflow and automation. Time is spent defining the processes, the associated interactions, and how technology can be used to simplify various aspects. Although these types of initiatives are useful, they do not demonstrate the true value of process knowledge. What is missing is the ability to quantify process performance—to measure and monitor it—and to leverage resulting data and information to enable fact-based decision making.

In this benchmarking report, APQC outlines how leading enterprises develop and apply proactive approaches and methods that allow them to successfully matrix processes, measures, and analytics to create value for themselves and their customers. It includes detailed case studies of the following best-practice organizations:

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Report
Authors: 
Dr. Bill Curtis, Dr. Dorin Andreescu, Cindy Hubert, Jeff Varney, George Diehl, Wenhong Luo, Matthew Liberatore
Year of Publication: 
2008
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Process Measures and Analytics: The Right Data for the Right Decisions
Publication Language: 
English
Editors: 
APQC

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