Measuring and tracking objectives and progress toward strategic initiatives is important, but making it easy for stakeholders to see and understand is vital. Internal teams, elected officials and citizens need to have access to simple, visual reports that show results. Paper systems may work well in the short-term but not in the long-term.
InnerComm serves as a consultant, implementor and coach for several online business scorecarding tools. These tools range in price and capability and all encourage strategic advancement.
Dashboards, like one below from 7Geese, allow City or County managers, citizens or elected officials to easily see “percent complete” of high-profile initiatives.
At the bottom of this page is a list of tools we have researched and consider viable options for local government.
Following are several great platforms for helping local governments set, clarify, measure and track progress toward strategic objectives.