OneMetric.io Blog

Dollar Yen Kwacha

In this video I want to show you where we are at with multi-currency support in One Metric… This was an important thing for us to support as part of our Xero integration. If you import values from Xero then the currency will be set automatically based on the default base currency for your organisation in Xero. If you're setting up your own metrics you can specify the currency, either at an organisation level or for each specific metric as required....

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How can I help?

As I've talked with more people and watched some of them use One Metric, it's become increasingly obvious that the most interesting feature is how quickly and easily it lets you share your numbers. ...

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Beta: Take 2

It's time to expand the beta. ...

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Confession

Forgive me. It's been more than two weeks since my last confession. I said this would be the unvarnished story, as I went. But, to be honest… I've fallen into the same trap I've described elsewhere of waiting until the update could be more positive. As always no news is typically not good news. Below are many of the same excuses I gave a few weeks ago. However hopefully there is some light at the end of the tunnel. ...

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Moving to La

There is a great parable about the difficulties of estimating and the hopelessness of trying to catch up to stick to an original unrealistic schedule, based on a hike from San Francisco to Los Angeles, along the coastal route. If you haven’t seen it before I suggest you read it. This post will still be here when you get back: ...

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First Steps

One of the problems we’re trying to solve with One Metric is getting people started with sharing their numbers. But one of the things we've learned is that starting with a blank page and wondered what you should include in your reports initially can be really daunting. ...

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Patience

Self-imposed artificial deadlines can be brutal. In my plan I wanted to have launched this thing by the end of September. As I type it’s the 2nd October, so … about that. :-/ ...

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Finding the One

A couple of people have politely said that they don’t think One Metric is a great name for what I’m building. I’d be interested in your feedback. I’m very open to alternatives. So, if you have any good suggestions fire them through. Although, as time passes, I do see myself getting more and more attached to One Metric (see: endowment effect) Those of you who have read the Lean Startup or Lean Analytics books (I strongly recommend both) will recognise the name from the idea of “one metric that matters”....

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Xero Dashboard

It's not the big that eat the small, it's the fast that eat the slow This short video shows how you can use One Metric to combine data automatically imported from Xero and other non-financial metrics to very quickly create a dashboard report that you can view either in your browser or on your device. ...

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Templates

I want One Metric to make it significantly faster for you to create metrics dashboards. So, I'm really interested in how long it takes from first sign-up to first share. ...

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