Category Archives: Forecasting

Evidence-based Metrics for Research Performance Strategies – NORDP 2014

Download “Evidence-based Metrics for Research Performance Strategies” from the Pre-NORDP 2014 Workshop: PDF

This presentation covers:

What are metrics?
+How to develop good metrics

Metrics for research
+How to develop good research metrics

Expanding research dashboard metrics to benchmarking and collaboration

Drilling beneath research dashboard metrics for advanced use

Abstract:

With increased competition in the US R&D landscape, research institutions are taking a strategic approach to research and collaboration strategies. Structured data sources, evidence-based metrics, and collaboration and benchmarking tools, as delivered by the new Pure Experts Portal, are increasingly being used by research managers to inform decision making and to enhance their institutions research strategy. Current users of SciVal Experts will share case studies and how they have used the web services and functionality of SciVal Experts to address critical institution needs.

Developing Forward-Looking Metrics and Reporting – University of Michigan StaffWorks 2011

Materials from our presentation Developing Forward-Looking Metrics and Reporting are now available: PDF

Or download our poster: PDF

Abstract:

Break your business unit out of the cycle of wanting to be more forward-looking but never actually developing metrics or producing reporting to support that goal. Learn best practices and hear practical advice for developing forward-looking metrics across the complete life cycle of metric development, including: metric creation and validation, building awareness and acceptance among leadership, standardization and refinement, and integration into existing reporting.