How Notify Technology overcame the challenges to OKR adoption and ultimately unlocked the power of the methodology.
After 25 years of executive management and 10 years as a coach, I have developed five surprisingly effective and useful practices for coaches.
There are three main mistakes that people make when setting OKRs ranging from simple administrative issues to wider strategic ones.
We’re close to creating the dogma of being a “real” product team, only if the focus is on Outcomes.
Connecting product management work items to business outcomes is a struggle. OKRs are explored as the “connecting the dots” solution.
Christian Rois and David Zechner are consultants at EDELWEISS CONSULTING – a leading consultancy company based in Austria. Christian is an entrepreneur, co-founder and managing partner at EDELWEISS CONSULTING, consulting executives in IT, Finance, NPOs and the public sector. David is a consultant, certified trainer, and overall an IT person with a hands-on mentality and
OKRs are built on transparency and measurable results. These fundamental pillars of OKRs are what drive impact for Diversity & Inclusion initiatives.
In the agricultural sector, you need a clear vision for outcomes, while at the same time full flexibility for the path and a planning cycle that follows your unique production cycle. That’s why agriculture is a fertile ground for OKRs.
It is definitely the human factor that has its fair stake in the success of OKR. If the team does not engage in the recurrent challenges of reaching short-term goals, OKRs will not create impact. But how do you foster commitment when agile behavior and exhausting sprints have not yet encroached on the corporate DNA?
You should fear the Greeks, even when they bear gifts. Remember the Trojan Horse? You might ask “But what does that have to do with OKRs?”. Based on my experience – quite a lot.
The power of clarification OKRs provide is especially beneficial for startups, where the big picture, and definitions of real progress, can easily get lost in the chaos of the day-to-day.