In most cases, the main reason it can take so long to resolve issues, is that organisations have reporting periods that can only serve up the problems long after they have happened, it can take ages to get a plan sorted and it takes even longer to find out if it actually worked!
Too much demand, too many patients, not enough resources
The challenge that the NHS faces today is variously described as: too much demand, too many patients, not enough resources.
This blog examines these issues identified by the systems already in place in the NHS and suggests how we can act on the performance management and BI information as part of addressing this classic dilemma: demand is clearly greater than supply.
The importance of providing context with visualisations
Recently several high profile companies have heavily sold the idea that a great looking, fast data visualisation the greatest business intelligence.
It is certainly great to have beautiful visualisations of data, but that is less than half the picture if you need to manage the business better.
What's really the point?
I was scanning through LinkedIn earlier when up popped an update with a great picture of 3 massive interactive screens showing a bunch of interactive charts, graphs & wizzy visualisations. It was posted by someone from SAP proclaiming this is what the future boardroom will look like.