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Posted by Nicola Dickinson on Nov 8, 2010 3:00:00 PM

Top 3 Strategies to Cut Costs and Improve the Tracking of Performance Metrics
What does success mean to your organization? Defining success is key to help drive your goals towards making a difference. By articulating your successes and results you can help attract more donors, increase funding sources as well as internalize the results and objectives across your operations increasing effectiveness and synergies with staff. We’ve outlined 3 core strategies to successfully cut costs and track your performance metrics.

1. Leverage technology to support performance tracking in your operations

When it comes to supporting performance tracking in your operations you need to be disciplined and consistent year over year. We recommend you use technology to support what you need to track, all the while ensuring that you build the metrics important to your entire operations.

2. Leverage technology to promote easier decision making

Enabling more informed decision making by ensuring your systems are easy to use, intuitive and flexible. The key is to rely on solutions to reduce the hurdles for back office staff to investigate and find information.

3. Leverage technology to promote accountability and transparency in your operations

Increase transparency in your operations and promote the sharing of responsibility for accountability across your organization by leveraging technology. Web-based tools that are simple to understand and easy to use for your front office folks gives back office staff increased visibility into budget statuses and budgetary control in a real time basis.


Attend one of our upcoming Executive Briefings in Calgary, Vancouver or Ottawa to gain real customer insight into strategies to cut costs and improve performance tracking.

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This Post Was Written By Nicola Dickinson
Nicola Dickinson is a Founding Partner at Sparkrock. She formed Sparkrock with a vision and mandate to deliver award-winning, meaningful and affordable technology solutions exclusively for the non-profit and public sector. With a passion for assisting non-profit and public sector, she provides true value by being an active member of the non-profit community.
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