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Alliance for Performance Excellence and ISSA Offer Free Cyber Maturity Tool to ISSA Members

The Alliance for Performance Excellence is proud to announce its partnership with the Information Systems Security Association. “The Alliance is excited about our partnership with ISSA and bringing Baldrige-based practices and principles into organizations for more agility and continuous improvement,” states Liz Menzer, Chair of the Alliance for Performance Excellence.

As part of this partnership, the ISSA is promoting Baldrige-based principles for security maturity management. Andrea Hoy, ISSA International President, said, “In the past two years, the amount of attention data breach and malware has received has made cyber security and the existence of technology that can be used to control it more common than ever before. Yet critical data loss still occurs, because despite the technology implemented, there is still the inherent risk that comes from weak or non-existent security processes. The Alliance for Performance Excellence will help our members with principles and tools that can be used to build and test more resilient mature security operations. s. For nearly 30 years, the Baldrige for Performance Criteria has been the standard to reach in business for performance excellence, and I am honored that the Alliance for Performance Excellence has selected us as a partner.” 

Alliance for Performance Excellence to Partner with ManageHub to reach Small Businesses

The Alliance for Performance Excellence announced that its Board of Directors unanimously approved a collaborative relationship with the ManageHub Accelerator to use a turnkey outreach program that helps small businesses incorporate Baldrige-based practices by documenting processes for systematization and standardization, initiating an ongoing continuous improvement (innovation) cycle, and, managing through collaboration.  The approval from the Alliance Board comes after over a year of discussions with Alliance directors who reviewed the ManageHub software tool and ManageHub Accelerator curriculum for alignment with the framework of the Baldrige-based principles and to make recommendations.  

ManageHub Accelerator
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Members of The Alliance can help!
  • The Alliance for Performance Excellence is a non-profit network of national, state and local  Baldrige-based award programs. Members of The Alliance contribute over $30 million per year to performance improvement by assisting organizations on their journey to excellence.
  • Studies have found that investing in quality and performance excellence pays off in 
    •  increased productivity
    • satisfied employees and customers
    • improved results for both customers and stakeholders 
  • Whether your organization is a Fortune 500 company, a small business, a school district, a healthcare facility, or a government agency, you can improve your performance and results by working with a member of The Alliance for Performance Excellence!
    The Alliance is proud to be associated with the
    American Society for Quality and the United States Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards & Technology that administers the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Program.


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