Measurement is an activity which emerged thousands of years ago, driven by the human curiosity to know more about the environment and to understand how the world works. In time, our world has evolved to become more and more complex, pressuring us to constantly refine our measurement tools and techniques.
Today, we see organizations as ecosystems and we act accordingly to our desire to know more and to better understand this environment. Nowadays, challenges are not about accessing information, as most companies are managing large volumes of data. The challenge is to decide what data is the most important for decision making? In this context, key performance indicators (KPIs) are very useful tools to provide: