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Measuring the Gross Margin of Specific Projects

This question was originally posted on Friday, June 12, 2009 10:47:57 AM by mzaret20000 on http://www.howtomeasureanything.com/forums/. “Hi Douglas, I have been asked to provide the gross margin for client engagements. My company is a recruiting firm that operates like an internal recruiting team (meaning that we charge fixed rates as we are doing the work... Read More.


Pass/Fail Questions

Originally posted on http://www.howtomeasureanything.com/forums/ on Wednesday, July 08, 2009 2:46:05 PM by “Hi Doug, I want to share an observation a V.P. made after doing the 10 pass fail questions. If one was to input 50% confidence to all the questions and randomly selected T/F they would be correct 1/2 the time the difference would... Read More.


Teaching Graduate Students Calibration

Originally posted on http://www.howtomeasureanything.com/forums/ on Thursday, April 30, 2009 10:42:04 AM, by djr. “Let me start off by saying, I really appreciate this book and have found it very useful. I enjoyed the calibration exercises and decided to include them in a semester class on decision analysis I’ve just finished with graduate students. Unfortunately it... Read More.


The Statistics Behind the Calibration Scores

Originally posted on http://www.howtomeasureanything.com/forums/ on Thursday, April 30, 2009 6:20:57 AM. “Hi Douglas, I want to thank you for your work in this area .Using the information in your book I used Minitab 15 and created an attribute agreement analysis plot. The master has 10 correct and I then plotted 9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1,0. From that I can... Read More.


How to Measure Innovation

Originally posted at http://www.howtomeasureanything.com, on Thursday, March 05, 2009 7:30:54 PM, by JBehling. “I am Six Sigma Black Belt for an IS Organization and my team has been struggling to measure the impact of “Innovation” in our company. We bring new and innovative systems to our business partners to help them streamline their practices and... Read More.


How to Measure Performance

Originally posted at http://www.howtomeasureanything.com, on Friday, March 20, 2009 9:14:48 PM, by jerry. “Greetings, I loved your book. Thanks for sharing such valuable information. Now I’m trying to apply it. I am leading a project of training developers and instructional designers and am attempting to put together a meaningful way to measure their performance. I... Read More.


Length of Calibration

Originally posted on http://www.howtomeasureanything.com/forums/ on Monday, March 09, 2009 9:14:11 AM. “I just read your book and found it fascinating. Thanks. On calibrated estimates, once experts are calibrated, do they stay calibrated? Or do you repeat every time that you are beginning a project or making an estimate. I’m just thinking in a corporate setting... Read More.


Lens Model Example – Chapter 12

Originally posted at http://www.howtomeasureanything.com, on Sunday, March 01, 2009 1:30:45 PM, by Paddy. “Could you please clarify what scenarios the can Lens Model can remove human inconsistency in decision making (i.e., problems that are well defined/repeatable or unstructured)? Would like to apply Lens Model to evaluate computer interfaces. Also, could you please clarify the variables... Read More.