Start for free, upgrade when you need to scale.
Unlimited number of view-only users.
- Unlimited scorecards, indicators, initiatives
- 10 business frameworks, 31+ strategy scorecard templates
- Onboarding session via Zoom
What BSC Designer is Used For?
|Senior Leadership Team|
|Provide stakeholders with a single source of truth.||Facilitate strategy definition and description with strategy maps.||Execute strategy in a disciplined way with KPIs and initiatives.|
|Access to 31+ scorecard examples (?)|
|Automation for all steps of the strategic planning process (?)|
|Calculation of the scorecards (?)|
|Localizations (English, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Italian)|
|Unlimited scorecards/KPIs (free plan is limited by 5 scorecards, up to 36 indicators) (?)|
|Customize strategy scorecard templates (?)|
|Unlimited view-only users (?)|
|Power users according to the subscription (?)|
|KPIs: Setup (?)|
|Aligning KPIs with goals|
|Customizable update intervals (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually, etc.) (?)|
|Customizable aggregation types (sum, average, etc.)|
|User-defined properties for the KPIs|
|Different views for the KPIs table (performance, budgets, updates, initiatives, custom views)|
|KPIs: Measurement units (?)|
|Natural-choice (bad, good, excellent)|
|Binary (yes /no)|
|Relevant/absolute weights (?)|
|Performance formulas (minimization, maximization, etc.) (?)|
|Aggregation by periods (quarters, years, etc.)|
|Accumulated values (YTD, QTD, etc.)|
|Inherited data for periods without specifically entered data (?)|
|Leading/lagging indicators (?)|
|Measurement scale for performance: min/max (?)|
|Measurement scale for progress: baseline/target (?)|
|Calculations for containers/groups of KPIs (average, sum, etc.) (?)|
|KPIs: Data sources (?)|
|Formulas with values/performance of other KPIs|
|External database (?)|
|Import from spreadsheets (?)|
|KPIs from other scorecards (?)|
|Cascading/alignment (link two scorecards by copy-pasting items) (?)|
|Comments on the values of KPIs|
|Direct links to KPIs, dashboards, maps|
|Capture ideas received by email to initiatives|
|Strategy attributes (Mission, Vision, Values)|
|Live strategy maps (?)|
|Cause and effect connections|
|Export for presentation/print|
|Calculation of quality score for a strategy map|
|Assign owners for initiatives, KPIs, goals|
|Customize type of the notifications for owners|
|Custom notifications (Alerts tab)|
|Notifications to external services (via webhooks)|
|Customization and workflows|
|Custom logo for interface and reports|
|Customizable fiscal year|
|Adjustable columns for KPIs table|
|Adjustable reporting profiles|
|Customizable workflow for the initiatives|
|Customizable measurement units|
|Customizable performance formulas|
|Templates for dashboard layouts|
|Compliance and administration|
|Audit trail for general activity|
|Audit trail for the values of KPIs|
|Lock historical data|
|Accounts data backup/restore|
|Access rights (?)|
|View only/edit rights|
|Rights for the groups of scorecards|
|Rights for selected scorecards|
|Rights for the specific KPI only|
|Rights for the value field of a KPI|
|Reporting: formats (?)|
|Scheduled reports by email|
|Values report (all KPI values by dates)|
|Efforts vs. results report (combines leading and lagging indicators)|
|Action plan report (the list of the initiatives)|
|Cost of strategy report (the sum of the budgets of all initiatives)|
|Overview report (KPIs with key data tables and charts)|
|Dashboard report (a copy of a dashboard from the scorecard)|
|Strategy map (a copy of a strategy map from the scorecard)|
|Custom report profiles|
|Align initiatives with goals/KPIs|
|Types (initiative, success factor, expected outcome, rationale, hypothesis, risk)|
|Statuses (comment, analysis, in progress, review, done)|
|Budgets in different currencies|
|Earned Value calculation|
|Dependencies, timelines, owners|
|Visualization on the Gantt charts|
|Visualization on the time charts for relevant dates|
|Risk Initiatives (?)|
|Risk mitigation plans|
|Key Risk Metrics (KRIs)|
|Many dashboards per scorecards|
|Templates for dashboard layouts|
|Export to presentation/print|
|12 types of charts|
|Highest impact on performance (finding indicators with the highest absolute weight)|
|Forecast (linear prediction of the future values by using historical data)|
|Update time (finding indicators that were not updated on time)|
|Templates for strategic planning (?)|
|Balanced Scorecard (?)|
|OKR – Objectives and Key Results (?)|
|PESTEL – analysis of external factors (?)|
|VRIO – analysis of competitive advantage (?)|
|Five Forces – competitive analysis (?)|
|Onboarding tutorials (?)|
|Customer support by email (?)|
|Free strategic planning course (?)|
|Premium strategic planning course (starting 9-users subscription)|
|Help migrating data from spreadsheets|
|Online training sessions (depending on the subscription type)|
Available payment options: Credit Card, PayPal, Bank/Wire Transfer, or Invoice.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some typical questions that people ask before buying BSC Designer.
The answer depends on many factors such as:
- The number of employees directly involved in the Balanced Scorecard and the discussions around strategy.
- Planned use of the software (KPIs only or full-cycle from strategy discussions to performance measurements and reporting).
BSC Designer Online subscription includes unlimited number of view-only users. View-only users can have view-only access to the scorecards (all tabs). Administrator of the account can decide about rights for specific view-only user.
As it follows from their type name, view-only users cannot introduce any change to the scorecard.
If the account and subscription emails match, then our system will convert your free account to the paid one automatically. If not, you will need to enter the received subscription code into the subscription textbox.
Your free account will become a paid account, and all your data will be there.
Yes, our eCommerce provider will generate an official PDF invoice for you.
1. Choose the number and type of licenses and click the “Buy Now” button.
2. Fill in the company details and select the payment method you plan to use.
3. Click the “Get Quote” button.
The SaaS model of BSC Designer Online is the most popular one.
It is also possible to install BSC Designer Online on private cloud hosted by Digital Ocean or similar platform. This option is available for the annual subscriptions starting from 10 power users. Contact BSC Designer team for more information.
We started BSC Designer in 2004. The software is regularly updated with new features.
Here you have some public case studies that you can filter by country or business domain. Contact us to discuss more specific cases.