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"...our success is judged almost entirely on the success of our customers. If we can enable our customers to successfully scale their OKR execution across their business then we have been successful in our goals. This is our minimum and we aim to exceed it. "
A large SaaS company improved its ability to automate tracking of feature completion using a custom Rally Integration. This integration has since been modified to enable all Gtmhub customers to do the same thing.
This AdTech company had a substantial obstacle reporting on the progress of their Engineering team on weekly basis, including insights into ongoing and blocked tasks. Gtmhub created a custom integration to connect their OKRs to Jira task progress.
To be agile at the division level, a major bank needed to understand the likelihood of OKRs being attained. This would enable them to better plan resource, anticipate disruption or failure of flagging initiatives, and to support the success of company objectives.
A major software vendor was managing their OKRs in spreadsheets. This caused all manner of challenges around having correct, up-to-date as well as the ability to make strategic decisions with certainty. Here's how they improved the efficiency of their internal meetings, increased awareness of overall company OKR performance, and overhauled how they prioritized initiatives.
In this article, we will be exploring how OKRs, in combination with SAFe Agile, can keep Enterprises on track, prioritizing and scaling the right areas for business transformation, putting the vision at the heart of strategy execution, and ensuring leaders are aligned with each other, as well as the rest of the business.
Agile is not synonymous with easy.
One of the biggest potential pitfalls in Agile methods is the heavy focus on output. Whether it is writing code or launching a new kanban board for project processing, employees can get bogged down in the minutiae of completion.
This is where OKRs come in.
OKRs are the who, how, and what of a project and are directly attributable to results. In combination with KPIs, they are a powerful tool that gives businesses a complete picture of individual and company performance, identifying where additional resources are needed, as well as providing an early warning system for lagging results