PlanBase Hoshin Features
PlanBase Hoshin is packed with features that enable you to focus your organization on the strategic objectives, align resources, communicate plans and programs, engage the people, and reward and recognize progress. It enables you to quickly determine if you are achieving your strategic goals or where is help needed. No need to ask for or wait for reports, you can find out the answers to these questions with just a few clicks in PlanBase Hoshin.
- Emails owners of new assignments
- Enables approval of strategies by managers
- Sends reminder emails of assignments and overdue actions
- Supports monthly or quarterly reviews
- Visual Management:
- Traffic light status symbols make it obvious who has not started development, who is in progress, who is complete, and who has had their strategy approved.
- Color and symbol-coded status updates of every plan, objective, strategy and tactic show you instantly who is on track, who is behind, who is ahead of plan, etc.
- Scorecard metrics, corrective actions, and general process improvement actions can be linked to Hoshin strategies enabling automatic color-coded updates.
- Drill down feature allows you to quickly determine where the issues are with just a few clicks.
- Report settings allow you to slice and dice plans by progress status, depth, and tag, and then email the owners of any subset from the reports with one click.
- Intuitive navigation takes you straight to the aspects of each plan that you own.
- Responsibilities screen shows you every objective, strategy, or tactic that you own on one page, displaying the creation status and review status of each.
- Technical Specifications:
- Fast: Average response time of most pages is less than 1 second, even in plans with hundreds of strategies.
- Fits with your infrastructure: dynamic links can reference documents, charts, or data from other web pages, shared drives, etc.
- Full help manual is imbedded within the application with relevant sections linked from every page of the system.
- Virtually unlimited numbers of plans (annual or multi year), users, and levels of deployment.
- Input can be in virtually any language and in any of the characters used in most of the world's writing systems.
- No installation required - only a modern web browser is needed and you can be up and running with PlanBase Hoshin in a day.
- Secure: Each client uses a dedicated URL. Permissions system controls view access to each plan and edit access to each part of a plan, hosted solutions meet SAS-70 standards. Machines are protected by both hardware and software firewalls and monitored 24x7. All interaction is encrypted using SSL and a certificate signed by Verisign®.
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