Transparency starts with a good set of
metrics, but needs correct information in
Transparency into operations requires
measurements. This is just given by the
size, complexity, and speen in which
the company ticks.
The art of KPI and metrics is not to be
underestimated. Most companies still
stick with a set of traditional metrics
they consider to be KPI.
But the real power is in understanding
which topic need management
attention, and how to best generate
insights into them, and to provide
Besides measuring the right metrics, a
lot of creativity, combined with IT tool
capabilities, can deliver new, and
often high impact insights into the
current situation of the operations.
The example on the left shows a
combination of two metrics in a
portfolio type exhibit, which leads to
clear positioning of improvement
Big Data is often expected to deliver
new insights. But the key is to identify
the main issue area, and how to apply
targeted, revealing measurements in
the right way.
Please contact us if you want to learn
more about our methods to improve
transparency in your supply chain.