Single most important factor of successful OKRs adoption

I’d love to tell you that getting the right OKRs software, such as Gtmhub, is the most important thing to ensure successful adoption of OKRs – alas it is not so. Based on hundreds of…

How and why Spotify ditched individual OKRs

The other day I came across this post on Spotify’s HR blog: Why individual OKRs don’t work for us. It’s an interesting read, especially when it comes from a company as successful as Spotify. It’s…

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…

OKRs in the age of Agile: Engineering perspective

Approximately once per week someone asks us how do OKRs fit with agile product teams and do they even fit at all. There is a great article written by Felipe Castro that explores this particular problem and…

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…

How organisational structures affect OKRs

In this article we’ll review three of the most common organisational structures, team-based, matrixed, and hierarchical, and discuss how each type of organisation affects the implementation of Objectives and Key Results.