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How performance management software is 100X better than your current spreadsheet method

Posted by Mark Hobart on Apr 18, 2019 2:10:59 PM

What drives the world’s largest companies to achieve their goals? Large enterprises have shifted from the traditional management method which is based on extensive and separate spreadsheets to fully integrated and highly effective software solutions.

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Topics: Performance management

How to stay GDPR compliant when collecting customer data 

Posted by Nicky Hawkins on Apr 12, 2019 11:57:31 AM

Businesses run on data, but the strict directives of GDPR require companies to change how they acquire information linked to identifiable living individuals. Enterprises must comply with GDPR to avoid harsh penalties, and that may mean changing the way they collect customer data. Clearview provides GDPR consultancy services that help businesses implement the regulation while getting the information they need. Companies can do a few things to ensure that they collect personal data from customers without violating their privacy.

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Topics: GDPR/Data compliance

How to improve your risk management strategy

Posted by Martin Bell on Apr 5, 2019 11:49:58 AM

Most businesses understand the importance of managing risks and opportunities, but not all of them give this the systematic and strategic attention it deserves. The various risks that commercial enterprises face require effective strategies that offer actionable solutions to avoid or mitigate risk. Crafting a risk management plan, however, is not a straightforward endeavour, so having a few basics and the right tools helps. Here are a few simple tips for improving risk management:

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Topics: Risk Management

How to identify key performance indicators for your strategy plan

Posted by Mark Hobart on Mar 20, 2019 10:37:00 AM

Few organisations operate without some sort of strategic plan, often one that has been derived from a strategic planning audit. Those that don't may find they soon go out of kilter as different wings of the organisation pull in different directions. To ensure all teams and individuals in your business are working toward the same strategic goals, you need to establish a series of Key performance Indicators, or KPIs.

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Topics: Performance management

What is included in a strategic planning audit?

Posted by Mark Hobart on Mar 14, 2019 10:34:00 AM

A strategic planning audit looks at what business goals an organisation is working towards across its entire structure. It is useful for businesses which require careful assessments – division by division and department by department – to work out how effectively strategies are working together, or not. Any organisation seeking a better stratagem for internal planning needs an audit to see where it currently is, at the most basic level. What needs to be included in a strategic planning audit?

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Topics: Performance management

4 reasons to invest in business data management software in 2019

Posted by Mark Hobart on Mar 13, 2019 9:58:29 AM

 

 

Big data is invaluable to businesses, and any company that is not taking advantage of it is losing out on many opportunities. The availability of information about everything and anything facilitates decision making processes in different capacities. However, data requires careful collection, analysis and interpretation if it is to mean anything. Commercial enterprises need data management systems to maximise the full potential of big data. At Clearview, we offer data management as one of our software solutions because we understand the need for efficiency when dealing with data. Several other reasons justify investing in data management software (DMS) in 2019.

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Topics: People Management, Business Intelligence

Risk management: what to do after identifying risks to your business

Posted by Mark Hobart on Mar 5, 2019 10:26:00 AM

Every business comes with its share of risks, and it is crucial for managers to identify them. They range from physical to human risks. The level of risk varies wildly and so do the consequences. Effective risk management is not just about identifying the risk but preparing for them as well. Understanding the specific risks that a company is faced gives decision makers the chance to create the right risk mitigation solutions for when they are needed. Adequate preparation can save an enterprise from catastrophe in worse case scenarios.

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Topics: Risk Management

Easy techniques for managing the quality of your data

Posted by Mark Hobart on Feb 27, 2019 10:24:00 AM

Data is a critical resource for any business. It is the basis for most of the everyday decisions that companies make. Some of this data ends up in the hands of auditors and inspectors who use it to gauge performance. For this reason, enterprises need access to information that is accurate, timely and relevant. Poor quality data will compromise the operations of the whole business.

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Topics: Performance management

Individual vs organisational performance management – what's the difference?

Posted by Mark Hobart on Feb 21, 2019 10:22:00 AM

Performance management is a system that allows companies to track how its employees are doing. Businesses must take stock of the contribution that different teams and individual employees are making towards the bottom line – with a system of appropriate KPIs. If a company is to benefit from its human resources, it must understand how they fuel progress.

How productive are employees? What budget is necessary for a project? Such questions drive performance management. They give useful insights into an organisation's weaknesses and strengths. Performance management plans can be individual or organisational. Understanding the difference between the two is essential to every manager.

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Topics: Performance management

What resources are available to help me create a strategic plan?

Posted by Nicky Hawkins on Feb 13, 2019 1:26:00 PM

The ultimate driver of success for companies in different industries is strategic planning. Running a business requires a solid blueprint to map out a path for achieving the bottom line. Strategic planning makes it possible for managers to outline which way to follow, depending on the short-term and long-term goals. Developing a concrete plan, however, requires the right tools. A business needs resources to understand what constitutes a good strategic plan and how to implement one for the most effective results. Which resources should an enterprise focus on, and where can they be found? Answering these questions will simplify the process for business managers.

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Topics: Performance management

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