The Balanced Scorecard is designed as a strategic tool for organizations. Fundamentally, the organization develops strategy, develops goals to achieve those strategies, and measures the progress towards the goals through Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). This template is suitable for businesses that need a basic template to get started with the balanced scorecard concept. You can modify fonts and colors and add a logo to create your custom look. There is also room for your budget information. Finally, notice how we waited until the very end of building our balanced scorecard to choose measures. That’s because it’s very important to figure out your overall strategy first. Government Strategy Map Example - Example of a generic strategy map for a government organization on the Federal, State or local level. This is an example of a balanced scorecard for an information technology department. As you can see, the financial perspective drives this scorecard, which keeps costs in line with the company’s needs.