What is a Milestones?
Within a project or initiative management context major accomplishments or task completion points that have a target date.
What is a Mission?
The organization purpose described in the language of the business, including who is served and what products, programs and services are provided to customers and stakeholders.
What is a Organizational Alignment?
The existence of a consistently clear understanding of the organization's mission, vision and strategy throughout an entire organization. An aligned organization is one where everyone understands how what they do contributes to the aspirations of the organd it is clear how business units support units and employees interact to create valu' s for the organization's customers and connect to the organization's vision.
What is an Outcome Measure?
A results measure that captures impact, accomplishment or resulting changes in state. (End Outcome= final accomplishment; Intermediate Outcome= intermediate accomplishment)
What is an Output Measure?
A results measure that defines what is produced by a process and can usually be counted. Outputs that are effective lead to outcomes.
What is a Parking Lot?
A method used by facilitators to save ideas that will be used later, such as items that will be used in later steps in the process or issues that are not on the agenda but need to be addressed at some point.
What is a Performance Measure?
Measurement is the description, often quantification, of a property of an object, activity, process or result that enables comparisons across items being compared or across time. Performance measures provide objective evidence of progress towards a strategic goal and are an analytical basis for decision making.
What is a Performance Measure Description?
A field on the performance measurement data definition form that captures what the measurement is about, including its intent, why it matters and what it includes and excludes.
What is a Performance Measure Owner?
Individual responsible for the measure and associated data, and who completes the data definition table, verifies data, assists with visualization reporting and recommends measurement changes as needed.
What is a Performance Measure Location?
A field on the performance measurement data definition form that captures where data resides (e.g., HR department, sales department).