How to choose the correct metrics for your business

Business performance management covers all elements of a business, writes Dermot Corrigan

6th March, 2010

Measurement in the context of business performance management (BPM)means choosing and using the right metrics and KPIs (key performance indicators) that suit your business.

Many different types of metrics can be configured within a BPM package. These can range from financial planning, budgeting and forecasting measures to environment, health and safety compliance to insight into what drives profitability in a product or service.

Other areas that can be covered within BPM systems include risk...

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