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KPI (Key Performance Indicator)

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By metric, we mean simply a quantified performance measure or performance indicator. It could be

  • a simple number (Number of desktops)
  • a ratio (Printers per desktop);
  • a financial measure (cost per desktop or price per desktop)
  • a productivity measure (Desktop moves per person per day)
  • a service quality measure (desktops delivered on-time) or
  • a process measure (percentage of desktops locked down).

Metrics are also known as KPIs or Key Performance Indicators.

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