Free Tools and Metrics
Data is a mirror … of our biases and our realities.
DEI is a never-ending journey.
In this section, we focus on
Step 2: DEI Imperatives, Step 4: DEI Initiatives, and Step 5: DEI Impact.
DEI Imperatives – Determine Priorities
DEI Initiatives – Undertake Action
Data-Driven DEI™ uses the OGSM Strategic Planning Framework – a method that guides people and organizations through the strategic planning process and the development of a DEI Strategic Plan.
OGSM is an acronym that stands for
objectives, goals, strategies and measures.
Each objective should have one or more goals to evaluate results and determine impact.
Each goal should be evaluated against one of more metrics or
key performance indicators (KPIs).
Each objective should have one or more strategies to fulfill the objective and achieve the corresponding goals.
Each strategy should be evaluated against one or more measures.
Below you will find a downloadable library of personal and organizational DEI measures, metrics, and key performance indicators (KPIs).
Below you will find downloadable templates and examples for developing your personal and/or organizational DEI strategic plan.
DEI Impact – Evaluate Results
Data-Driven DEI™ walks you through the process of data reporting enabling you to understand, interpret, and analyze DEI data to gauge progress, determine impact, and engender accountability.
Personal and/or organizational DEI strategies and measures are centered on "outputs" or intermediate results. Gauge progress by tracking and monitoring the DEI measures for your intermediate results (i.e., outputs).
Personal and/or organizational DEI objectives and goals are centered on "outcomes" or final results. Determine impact by tracking and monitoring the DEI metrics and KPIs for your final results (i.e., outcomes).
Hold yourself and others accountable for achieving DEI objectives and goals by clearly capturing and communicating expectations, performance, reminders and reinforcement.
DEI data reporting offers three value propositions:
Below you will find downloadable templates and examples for developing your personal and/or organizational DEI scorecard and dashboard.
Personal DEI Dashboard Example
Please refer to the book.
Organizational DEI Dashboard Example
Please refer to the book.
"What distinguishes Data-Driven DEI™ from other diversity, equity, and inclusion books is its unique focus on the role of technology, data, and innovation for people and organizations seeking lasting transformation and change."
– Nene Molefi, Julie O'Mara, and Alan Richter, Ph.D., authors, along with 112 Expert Panelists around the world, of the free Global, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Benchmarks (GDEIB) published by The Centre for Global Inclusion, www.centreforglobalinclusion.org