What is an OKR champion?

When a team or company adopts OKRs, establishing a role of OKR champion is one of the most important things that needs to happen. In short, the role of this person is to make sure that team…

The Balanced Scorecard, Strategy Maps, and OKRs

Bottom Line: If you’re working with OKRs, you may find it useful to think about the Balanced Scorecard perspectives when setting OKRs. Which Balanced Scorecard perspectives, or categories are you supporting with your current OKRs? Do you…

Who should own OKRs: person, team or both?

One of the first questions you may face when you decide to implement OKRs in your organization is who exactly should own OKRs: employee, team (under team, we also understand divisions and departments), or some mix…

Before OKRs: The Red Letter Day, a Tale of Departmental Misalignment

  This series focuses on first hand accounts, anecdotes from the dark days before OKRs. They are necessarily anonymized, and however much like episodes from the Twilight Zone they might sound, we assure you they are…

Socrates on OKRs – Part One

Should your company adopt Objectives & Key Results (OKRs)? Is a purpose-led workforce with the latitude for real decision-making really important? Or do you suspect it’s an attractive sounding path to much chaos without effect? Or…

Performance as a Service – The Next Era of Computing

In this article, we take a look at the history of computing and propose that the next phase will be driven by customer demand for performance as a service, rather than Apps, or Software as…