Driver-Based Planning: A Competitive Advantage
Source: Better Management.com
Driver-based planning is an area of emerging interest within the discipline of Corporate Performance Management, also referred to as Business Performance Management. Analogous to the Oakland A's, the objective of driver-based planning is to develop a more accurate picture of expected future business performance via the intentional management of the key operational activities that drive those results. This is an untraditional approach that runs counter to the outcomes-based financial planning that is typical in most organizations.