A KPI can be defined as a key performance indicator, it is the perfect tool to measure actions and productivity in each business. Through KPI’s, you can measure success and the results on the objectives goals set.
The selection of the KPI’s that are suitable for an organization will depend on the industry to which it belongs and what areas or departments you want to measure, keep in mind that each area will use a different KPI. Once you’ve chosen the correct KPI’s, you’ll want to track these indicators with a real-time reporting tool. The monitoring and measurement can be done by automated software or under manual supervision.
How to create KPI´s?
You must first perform an analysis, establishing a method and a series of steps to identify the correct KPIs to measure the performance of each area or company. We recommend starting as follows:
If the KPI is misaligned with the general and specific objectives of the department, the best option is to discard it.
* Below you will find the basic features that any KPI should have.
How can you classify the key performance indicators?
Remember, that the KPIs do not measure final results, but measure key aspects of the project that will directly affect their success and allow concrete actions to be taken in the company and generate more favorable conditions in their methods.