Learn how to create KPI reports for quicker, data-driven decisions. This guide provides examples and practical advice to help you create a best-in-class KPI report of your own.
A KPI report allows business leaders to quickly and easily review and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) and thereby know how their organization is performing against specific strategic goals. A modern KPI report uses interactive KPI dashboards with all the underlying data just a click away for deeper exploration. In this way, a KPI report makes it easy for even non-technical users to see trends, recognize relationships or uncover outliers in their data. These insights lead to actions and better business results.
An effective KPI report streamlines data and showcases only the KPIs organizations or teams need to measure performance over time for specific strategic objectives. The examples below should help you create a best-in-class KPI report of your own.
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A healthcare report analyzes relevant patient care and operations indicators to improve quality while uncovering inefficiencies, featuring KPIs such as:
A financial services report shows KPIs such as relevant customer and team indicators to drive top-line growth while reducing costs, featuring KPIs such as:
A retail report highlights KPIs such as relevant shopper engagement and associate performance indicators to maximize profits, featuring KPIs such as:
A manufacturing report highlights KPIs such as supply chain and operational efficiency to optimize costs, featuring KPIs such as:
A public sector report showcases KPIs such as citizen experience and regional indicators to gain efficiencies, featuring KPIs such as:
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A finance report reveals KPIs such as the cash flow management, including KPIs such as:
A human resources report shows employee engagement and benefits indicators to maximize retention, featuring KPIs such as:
A marketing report shows marketing KPIs such as Net Promoter Score and product group indicators to maximize loyalty, plus KPIs such as:
A sales report shows forecast and performance indicators to maximize sales, featuring KPIs such as:
A supply chain report showcases complex data relationships to mitigate risk, featuring KPIs such as:
An interactive KPI report which allows for exploration and analysis is very similar to a modern KPI dashboard. But a traditional KPI report, produced as a static document that is distributed to stakeholders, is quite different from an interactive dashboard.
|Traditional, Static KPI Report||
|Interactive KPI Dashboard||
Creating a KPI report should be easier and more straightforward than it is. Because it’s not, these are some best practices:
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