September 24, 2018
In this blog series, we will be looking at the potential return on investment from implementing Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). Across 5 articles we will look a how the different characteristics of OKRs drive return on investment (ROI). In this first article, we will review how stretch goals drive performance.
September 21, 2018
OKRs are a proven system to enhance organizational efficiency and performance but for individuals, the matrix is more complex. Should OKRs be used to incentivize individuals? How can you do this effectively, and without compromising performance?
The world welcomed more Unicorns recently. A Unicorn is a privately owned company with a valuation in excess of $1B. Most of them have one thing in common. A not so secret ingredient.
It is with great pleasure that we announce today that Jenny Herald will be joining Gtmhub as a Chief Product Officer. An exceptional story Jenny has a unique career, which started in the US Air Force and US Navy subsequently. Though her background is in finance and operations, she has found her true calling in
September 20, 2018
In order to provide even better customer service, today we have launched a brand new Gtmhub Public Issue Tracker. What’s in it for you? With the new Gtmhub Public Issue Tracker you can: Submit new feature suggestions Suggest improvements Report bugs and Request technical assistance While all of this was possible always, you can now
August 17, 2018
For the past 3 years, we have been building Gtmhub, helping organisations large and small to align around inspiring objectives, take massive action and deliver measurable results. During this time, “large and small” has meant “mostly small”. But slowly and surely, things have changed. We ran some numbers on the past 30 days of inbound
Until today, all Gtmhub customer data was located in our EU data center in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Over the past six months, North America has become the single largest market for Gtmhub. To offer better performance, comply with various regulations of both public companies and government sector, we have decided to launch a new data center
August 15, 2018
To help organizations improve employee experience and drive performance, we have released several new features in Gtmhub. In this post, I will focus on the new Feedback module, which allows for a quick, agile and light way to get and request feedback from colleagues. What can you do with the new Feedback module? Gtmhub supports
August 10, 2018
Having spent most of my professional life leading Human Resources teams with global investment banks, consultancies and technology companies – and many smaller, fast-growth tech SMEs around the world – I’ve honestly struggled to end every day with my head held high. I remember sitting around the table with these powerful creatures who had reached
August 8, 2018
Are you paying attention to your fail factors? There has been a lot of attention on the idea of North Star metrics, measuring what matters, and other ways of tracking and driving performance improvements across all areas and all levels of the organisation. The corollary of identifying such performance metrics, or success criteria, is that
August 6, 2018
This is a guest blog from Jeff Gothelf, Author: Lean UX and Sense & Respond. You can follow Jeff’s blog, follow Jeff on Twitter, or visit his website. So you’ve made the leap to Objectives and Key Results. Congratulations. And you did it right. You wrote qualitative objectives that were aspirational and inspirational. They’re aligned
August 2, 2018
Every organisation we work with strives to perform better every day. They are on missions to change the world for the better, in their own unique ways. The people who work there are smart, and resourceful. But the world does not serve up any free meals. Read on to find out what makes a winning organisation.
July 16, 2018
Recent top headlines on CNBC: “Dow falls more than 150 points after US unveils new tariffs on Chinese goods” “European markets lower on trade war concerns (FTSE -1.08%, DAX -1.47%, CAC -1.30%)” “How Trump’s NATO summit and Putin meeting could shape the future of the West” “Facebook faces UK fine of around $660,000 after data
July 10, 2018
It is with great pleasure that I am welcoming Jeff Wellstead to Gtmhub. Jeff has been a long time friend of Gtmhub, and will now join us in our quest to help companies be successful with OKRs and elevate their employee experience. Gtmhub keeps adding customers at a double-digit rate, many of which are enterprises.
June 28, 2018
We all know that Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) are about alignment, focus, engagement, and transparency. In the real world, however, there are situations when there could be too much transparency. When private OKRs make sense? Many of our customers have shared with us use cases for private OKRs. Personal OKRs Many time managers and
June 19, 2018
Gtmhub helps companies grow faster and deliver an awesome employee experience. To learn what other companies are doing to grow and build a world class culture, I attended Saastr Europa in Paris on June 15, 2018. Summary Is it worth attending Saastr? If you’re a pre/seed/A-round company, then most definitely attend, one way or another.
June 18, 2018
Investors love scalable businesses. Matt Clifford calls founders going through the company builder Entrepreneur First ‘scale seekers’.  Philosopher and mathematician Nassim Taleb introduced me to the concept of ‘convexity’. The best investments leverages limited downside (lose your investment) with a disproportionately large upside (capture a global market), and economies of scale.
June 15, 2018
Did you ever wonder how Google (aka Alphabet, but I’ll use Google throughout) became one of the most successful companies in the world? As a user of Google (probably) and perhaps as an investor (hopefully), or maybe just as a fascinated bystander, you recognise Google as a great product. Something that works so intuitively that
June 11, 2018
Why engage Gtmhub? From my 1st day at Gtmhub, my personal objective has been to prove that it is possible to combine professional performance with personal happiness. For a long time, employees everywhere have sacrificed personal health, and happiness in favour of professional performance. This is no longer a requirement. Competitiveness, growth and long term
June 8, 2018
Gtmhub product team has been busy in May. The biggest change was actually invisible, as we have moved our entire cloud infrastructure from Docker Cloud to Open Shift. While this was a monumental effort, users would typically not care – but we have increased the performance of the services by almost factor of three. Put