Track your organization’s KPI progress with this comprehensive application that allows you to view time, radar and optimization charts
BSC Designer is a professional performance management application that offers support for the balance scorecard framework for helping you plan and execute a business strategy.
Its main advantage is the built-in strategy map which allows you to graphically represent your business objectives and cause-and-effect relationships between them. You are able to monitor your current performance and measure your business progress by checking the KPIs attached to your business goals.
Additionally, you can keep an eye on the stop-light of the KPIs that indicates your current performance and progress levels, link business goals to detailed action plans, as well as link business objectives with each other by a cause and effect connection.
It comprises a bunch of useful utilities, so the layout may seem a bit overwhelming at a first glance for rookies. However, you need to take some time and experiment with each built-in function for making the most out of this utility. As soon as get used to configuring the dedicated parameters, you can notice that the layout is actually well-structured and lets you navigate throughout its features with ease.
BSC Designer gives you the possibility to use strategy maps in several ways, as you may align actions with business goals, so employees can understand their role, monitor current performance and track progress, as well as execute your business strategy and engage your employees.
When it comes to building a strategy map, you can manually enter KPI values for a specific date, attach an action plan, monitor current performance of KPI, show the progress towards achieving business goals, warn about important changes with the aid of email notifications, and access data from Excel or SQL database.
What’s more, the tool enables you to specify the cause and effect relationships between your objectives, attach KPIs and initiatives to each objective, choose how each element is displayed on your strategy maps, share your balanced scorecard, and create complex cascading scorecards.
Comprehensive reports and other handy tools
You are allowed to generate a wide variety of reports (including HTML report), export data to XLS file format (including all your formulas), as well as create a Powerpoint presentation that includes the most important details from your balanced scorecard.
Other notable characteristics worth mentioning are represented by the possibility to use command-line parameters, upload data on FTP servers, view diamond charts, optimize your charts, group data by time periods, as well as enable or disable indicators.
An overall efficient performance management utility
All in all, BSC Designer proves to be a reliable application that comes packed with a powerful suite of tools for helping you plan and execute a business strategy.
- 20MB of free disk space
LIMITATIONS IN THE UNREGISTERED VERSION
- 30-day trial period
- HTML / Excel / PowerPoint report
- Optimization Graph
- Grouping Data
- KPI initiatives: used to associate files with indicators