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Metric : (1) See Measure. (2) A fact type in data warehousing, generally numeric (such as sales, budget, and inventory) that is analysed in different ways or dimensions in decision support analysis.

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Source: Larry English, External, 02-Feb-2009 10:35

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Metric - Something that is measured and reported to help manage a Process, IT Service or Activity. (ITIL definition)

Source: The Data Governance Institute, 16 December 2009 11:20:07, External

Metric - Another term used for Dimension.

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Source: SDG Computing Inc., 09 May 2010 10:18:06, SDG Computing, now offline

Metrics - A set of traditional and non-traditional business measurements such as rating customer satisfaction and order throughput time. A critical aspect of a CRM strategy and solution is the definition, tracking and reporting of a company's metrics.

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Source: X4DB, 22 May 2010 10:57:58, External

Metrics - A framework to establish and collect measurements of success/failure on a regulated, timed basis that can be audited and verified.

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Source:, 28 June 2010 08:05:34, External

Metrics - A standard for measurement.

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Source: American Society for Quality, 04 October 2010 07:47:47, External

Metrics - A measured value. For example, total sales is a metric.

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Source: Aexis Business Intelligence, 20 December 2010 10:03:46, External

Metrics - Things to measure to understand quality levels. Metric means measurement. Hence the word metric is often used in an organization to understand the metrics of the matrix (The trade off).

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Source: iSixSigma, 03 February 2011 09:10:53, External

Metrics - Measures of performance that monitor progress and assess trends within an organisation. A metric is the comparison of two or more measures.

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Source: ElegantJ BI Business Intelligence, 01 November 2012 09:05:05, External 


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