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Data Validation and Ensuring Effective Program Management

Why do you think data validation is important in ensuring effective program management?

What do you think are some of the elements of strategic program management?

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Why do you think data validation is important in ensuring effective program management?

Metrics, also called data, 'measures' or 'key performance indicators' (KPIs), are a tool for evaluating the impact of a particular project or program. While metrics are frequently numeric in nature such as improving revenues by 20%, they can also have qualitative criteria such as improving participant satisfaction levels. In both cases, metrics provide clear and tangible goals for a program and its projects, and establish the criteria for project and program success. Metrics are a method of planning and measuring programs. They are a concrete way of defining what a program or project will achieve, and whether it met those goals. In any environment where there are tight budgets and ...

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This is a discussion of data validation and its importance in ensuring effective program management.

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