Research & Reports

Here is a selection of leading enterprise performance management research reports we have recently produced. They will give you real-world insights into implementation facts and key challenges. Download them for free or follow the links to obtain copies.

 

 More with Less: The New Performance Challenges for the UK Public Sector
More with Less: The New Performance Challenges for the UK Public Sector This brand new report summarises the findings from the largest independent study into UK public sector performance to date. Over 400 public sector leaders have shared their views about the key challenges ahead and how they could be overcome.
Performance Management: Current Challenges and Future Directions
Performance Management: Current Challenges and Future Directions This report outlines the findings from a global survey of performance management practices in firms. Findings form 553 companies provide deep insights into the processes for managing organisational performance and outline the challenges organisations face today. In particular, the study looked at key performance management processes such as planning and budgeting, financial consolidation, reporting, compliance and risk management, as well as strategy management.
Strategic Performance Management in Government and Public Sector Organizations (Global Version)
Strategic Performance Management in Government and Public Sector Organizations (Global Version) This latest research report outlines the findings of the largest and most comprehensive global study of government and public sector performance management to date. It shows that organisations that apply the principles of strategic performance management outperform those that don’t. However, it also reveals that merely having a set of performance measures in place does not lead to better performance. In fact, many public sector organisations seem to be obsessed with measuring performance, but fail to manage it. This study was co-sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and Actuate.
Performance Management in Banking and Financial Services Firms
Performance Management in Banking and Financial Services Firms This report examines the use of strategic performance management in the banking and financial services industry. 15 of the world’s leading banks have taken part in this study and in-depth insights from CEOs and other senior managers make fascinating reading, especially in the context of the current credit crunch.
Evidence-based Decision Making: Using Business Intelligence to Drive Value
Evidence-based Decision Making: Using Business Intelligence to Drive Value Business success depends on two abilities – to gain new insights faster than the competition, and to turn those insights into good decision making. The best decisions are those supported by good data. This is where evidence-based management (EbM) comes in. This Management Accounting Guideline (MAG), jointly published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Society of Management Accountants of Canada (CMA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), outlines how to do it in practice. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of the MAG please e-mail: innovation.development@cimaglobal.com or lkenyon@cma-canada.org
Technical Report on Performance Management
Technical Report on Performance Management This report by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants examines the latest practice in Performance Management and Scorecarding.
Performance Management in the Pensions Industry
Performance Management in the Pensions Industry This report examines the use of strategic performance management in the pension industry. It includes an in-depth case study from BP and should be of interest to other industries as many of the learning points are generic.
Automating your Scorecard
Automating your Scorecard This report provides an in-depth analysis of the scorecarding software market with detailed analysis of the 30 leading software products. This 300 page report was co-produced with the Gartner Group and represents the most comprehensive decision support tool for organisations who are intending to purchase software to automate their scorecards.
New Directions for Government: 5 Principles for Sustainable Recovery
New Directions for Government: 5 Principles for Sustainable Recovery The current economic crisis is impacting the face of governments world-wide. This white paper explores the effects of the economy on government over the last 12 months, the constantly changing government landscape, why more than ever - governments need to adopt solid performance management programs and how these proven methodologies will increase accountability, and transparency to create the results needed for sustainable recovery.
Strategic Performance Management in Government and Public Sector Organizations (UK Version)
Strategic Performance Management in Government and Public Sector Organizations (UK Version) This latest research report outlines the findings of the largest and most comprehensive global study of government and public sector performance management to date. It shows that organisations that apply the principles of strategic performance management outperform those that don’t. However, it also reveals that merely having a set of performance measures in place does not lead to better performance. In fact, many public sector organisations seem to be obsessed with measuring performance, but fail to manage it. This study was co-sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and Actuate.
Key Performance Indicators: The 75+ Measures Every Manager Needs to Know
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