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Choosing Key Performance Indicators in Aviation SMS - With Free KPI Resources

Posted by Christopher Howell on Nov 20, 2018 7:56:00 AM

Using Safety Key Performance Indicators in Your Aviation SMS

Most aviation safety professionals today are managing their aviation safety management systems (SMS) using automated tools. These full-featured database tools allow safety managers to easily classify issues according to many criteria.

Key performance indicators (KPIs) allow upper management to measure progress on important operational elements. Without properly chosen key performance indicators, management would be buried in a mountain of data.

Safety performance indicators (SPIs) at airlines and airports are the same as KPIs. Professional risk managers in other disciplines prefer the term KPIs. How you choose

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SMS First Steps: KPIs

Posted by Nichole Kruger on Oct 23, 2018 5:45:00 AM

What Are KPIs?

KPIs, or key performance indicators, track performance in business, quality, and safety. Understanding and using KPIs is a crucial part of SMS.

SMS can track hundreds of data points, especially when using advanced SMS software. Use data tied to objectives and goals to get the most from your KPIs.

Selecting key indicators helps to focus on the outcomes. Looking at all the data can be overwhelming. Much of it will be irrelevant to measuring performance. Selecting the right indicators will save time and increase productivity.

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Top 5 KPIs in Aviation Safety - Free KPI Resources

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jun 18, 2018 5:48:00 AM

What are the Top 5 KPIs in Aviation Safety

We recently analyzed the key performance indicators (KPIs) of hundreds of aviation service providers around the globe, and used our data to assess what the most common KPI concerns are for the aviation industry.

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What Are Best Practices for Key Performance Indicators in Aviation SMS – With Free KPI Resources

Posted by Tyler Britton on Apr 30, 2018 4:14:00 AM

What are Key Performance Indicators

Key performance indicators in aviation SMS measure the core safety concerns of your organization. They help you evaluate your success at reaching important safety targets.

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How to Automatically Monitor KPIs in Aviation SMS Programs - With Free KPI Resources

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 3, 2018 5:19:00 AM

What Is a KPI in Aviation SMS Programs

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), also called SPIs (Safety Performance Indicators), are data metrics that indicate the baseline performance of your SMS program for managing safety. The term Key Performance Indicators are indicative of the scope of KPIs:

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How to Set Up and Monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in Existing SMS Program

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 25, 2017 5:58:00 AM

Monitor KPIs in Existing SMS Programs

Setting up and monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs) in existing aviation SMS programs can be a daunting task for new safety managers or safety managers who are taking over an existing organization. Such safety managers have many questions like:

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What is a Key Performance Indicator (KPI) in Aviation SMS? - With Free KPI Resources

Posted by Tyler Britton on Mar 13, 2017 6:00:00 AM

What is a Key Performance Indicator?

Answering the question, what is a key performance indicator, is not exactly as straightforward as it may seem.

This is because key performance indicators, known commonly as KPIs, have multiple uses in aviation SMS programs.

Most obviously, as “performance” in the name implies, KPIs are data metrics (i.e. “Indicators”) used to track “performance” in aviation SMS programs.

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Signs of Good KPIs in Aviation - With Free KPI Resources

Posted by Tyler Britton on Mar 6, 2017 6:01:00 AM

What is a Key Performance Indicator in Aviation SMS?

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are data metrics used to track performance in aviation SMS programs. This “performance” isn’t just safety, but also includes quality and financial performance as well.

Understanding what is a key performance indicator is an essential component of being able to identify signs of good KPIs.

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5 Rules for Selecting KPIs in Aviation Safety Programs - With Free KPI Resources

Posted by Tyler Britton on Mar 1, 2017 6:09:00 AM

Difficulty of Selecting KPIs in Aviation Safety Programs

Selecting KPIs in aviation safety programs is neither simple nor easy. In addition to being time consuming and costly, selecting KPIs can also be a stressful experience.

Lives depend on choosing good KPIs. Your job may depend on selecting good KPIs.

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7 Best Aviation Lagging Indicators

Posted by Tyler Britton on Feb 21, 2017 6:08:00 AM

What are Lagging Indicators?

Lagging indicators are an extremely important element of system monitoring in aviation SMS programs. Lagging indicators show the historical performance of your SMS program. They answer 3 essential questions about safety in your risk management program:

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