Q: How are targets determined for the KPIs?
- Each KPI metric is assigned a goal. The performance of a department is measured against the goal. If a department meets or exceeds the goal, a green circle is displayed. A yellow triangle means a department is within 10% of reaching the goal. When a department is not within the 10% range of the goal, a red stop sign appears. A gray box means not enough information has been gathered either to determine a goal or measure performance against the goal.
Q: Which departments are involved in LouieStat?
- In 2012, LouieStat on-boarded nine departments: Public Works & Assets, Louisville Fire Department, Metro Corrections, Metro Parks, Metro Animal Services, Codes & Regulations, Public Health & Wellness, Economic Growth & Innovation and Emergency Medical Services. In 2013, LouieStat will add nine additional departments including: Community Services & Revitalization, Library, Emergency Management Agency, Metro Police, Office of Management & Budget, Zoo, Human Resources, Metro Technology Services and Youth Detention Services.
Q: What is the methodology for selecting a department for LouieStat?
- OPI follows a standard methodology of selection of departments for LouieStat. The methodology accounts for things like: number of employees, amount of appropriated funds, citizen impact, performance readiness and span of control.
Q: Why do some measures have goals set while others do not?
- The first step in a department's LouieStat journey is to assess current performance. The second is to set goals for performance. Depending on where a particular department is on their LouieStat journey, they may or may not have selected goals yet. Any goals selected are SMART (Specific, Measureable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely) goals.
Q: How can I find out more information?
- Click on any of the "LouieStat Staff" picture icons at the bottom of this page to send an email to one of our staff.