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The 5 Essential Executive KPIs to Track in Jira

KPI reporting is essential for a business as it is a clear demonstration of how effectively your company or department are meeting their objectives. There are two types of KPIs; low level and high levels.

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How NOT to do your Marketing Analytics

The concept of marketing analytics has come to light in the past few years with management and executives wanting to know the exact figures for conversion rates. Now, thanks to digital marketing, this is now possible. No longer is it a case of having billboard advertising and not knowing how many people saw your advertisement yet alone if anyone actually followed through and bought your product because they saw it. We now have the metrics at hand which gives us a clear picture of what is working, or not working. From working in marketing I have learned a few things you should do and a few that you should not. I'll share a few insights into my 'should not' list and how you can work around this.

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Three Sales KPIs that Actually Matter For Your Business

As a sales team, the main objective is to achieve the revenue targets set by the powers above. A benchmark target can't just be pulled from thin air. The target has to be high enough to motivate and focus your team but low enough to be achievable. A target is a goal set for a salesperson measured in revenue for a specific time. Dependant on your market it should take multiple variables into consideration like seasonality, economic factors, business situation, historic revenue per rep and solicit feedback. Before you set any targets, as an executive you need to understand what exactly you want to track, what are your sales KPIs?

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5 KPIs Every Executive Meeting Should Be Talking About

The use of data in every business is becoming a fundamental decision maker. Every project manager will have a range of KPIs they are tracking and depending on the size of the company these KPIs may be measured by project, campaign or department. Each manager monitors their KPIs and reports to the executive management. The executive management then wants a collaborated view, they don't need to know the specifics of each project/campaign, they just need to know how the department's efforts are helping to reach the company's objectives.  

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5 KPIs to drive revenue and retain your customers in retail

Retail is one of the most competitive industries with a sharp focus on increasing sales and retaining customers. In order for a retail organisation to stay on top, they need to know everything about their business.  As consumer behaviour changes, retail organisations are at an ever increasing demand to deliver an exceptional experience to both their in-store and online customers. But within the retail industry this doesn’t always happen. Former CEO of Home Depot had this to say:

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Do you know we now White label? 😎

Following an increased demand in our KPI reporting tool, we have now implemented a White labelling option, where you can add your very own company logo on our KPI reporting dashboard. 

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Why POS and Retail need to shop together πŸ›

As we roll into the Christmas period, for some retailers this will be the make-or-break decider as to whether to continue having a store presence in 2019. Brick-and-mortar retail stores are struggling, in 2018 we have seen the closure of Mothership stores like Toys R Us, as well as a selection of Marks & Spencer, Gap and House of Fraser stores across the UK. Adopting new cutting-edge technology will be a necessity for the revival of retail stores.

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How Brick & Mortar can fight back against Amazon

 

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Understanding your JIRA workflow

JIRA and JIRA ServiceDesk are used in a wide range of organisations to solve an endless variety of operational problems but at its core JIRA is a work tracking tool built around the concept of tracking work items (tasks, problems, customer issues, bugs, etc) through a set of defined stages. The stages that items in JIRA move through are collectively known as the JIRA Workflow.

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Our top 14 Software Quality KPIs

At ServiceClarity we believe that in order to be truly effective in monitoring and tracking development processes, every organisation requires KPIs that are custom to their data.  This allows them to completely optimise their processes while ensuring that they have accurate reports to empower how they make decisions.

However, it can be really difficult coming up with KPIs.  So we decided to put together a list of 14 Development KPIs that you should be implementing in to your engineering processes.

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