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Take a quick read of our thoughts on everything OKR; whether it’s Culture, Performance or OKR opinions that you’re looking for then you’ll find it here

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Everything you need to know about OKR cycles

by Gill Arnott | Jun 25, 2021

OKRS

So, you’ve decided to use the OKR framework as your goal-setting methodology and you’re ready to start your first OKR cycle. But what does this entail? OKR cycles can vary for different organisations as everything should be tailored to meet the specific needs of a…

What are Agile OKRs?

by Gill Arnott | May 24, 2021

Values

When used correctly, OKRs and the Agile manifesto are a powerful combination; enabling organisations to create value-driven teams, transforming how they work. However, problems can arise when: Organisations struggle to fit the OKR framework and Agile together Or organisations using Agile ignore adopting OKRs as…

What is an OKR tracker and do you need one?

by Gill Arnott | Mar 22, 2021

alignment, OKRS, Performance Management, Process, software

YES … and there endeth the blog! OK, so I guess an explanation is needed.  We are not for a moment saying that spreadsheets are dead – far from it. But they don’t give anywhere near enough functionality or data feedback for an organisation to…

How to use the OKR goal setting framework to fuel your growth

by Gill Arnott | Mar 15, 2021

Goals, Innovation, My Objectives, OKRS

Let’s take a step back. Before we dive into how to use the OKR framework let’s look at why and how using OKRs will help your organisation grow. By setting OKRs, you’re focusing on the priority projects which will help to fuel your business growth.…

How does the OKR process work?

by Gill Arnott | Jan 11, 2021

Values

OKRs are not a model to get right or wrong!  They are intrinsically a collection of principles and practices that can be interpreted and applied in many different ways. There is no one size fits all. So, it begs the question “How does the OKR…

Exploring where OKR magic happens

by Gill Arnott | Sep 03, 2020

OKR Podcast, OKRS

Giant Talk is our regular OKR podcast in which we dive into the OKR methodology and talk OKR best practice. Each month we bring you a live episode with our friends from Koan. This month we explored where the magic of OKRs really happens – the team…