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Linking OKRs and Performance Management – should it be done?

by Roger Longden | Apr 23, 2020

OKRS, Performance Management

So, here’s one of the most common questions I’m asked when we are helping a client to design the right OKR framework for their organisation: Should we link OKRs to performance management and, if so, how is it best done? Now there are OKR “purists”…

So you read Measure What Matters and you gave OKRs a go. So, how do you avoid those soggy bottoms?

by Roger Longden | Nov 12, 2019

OKRS, Process

There’s no denying that Measure What Matters brought OKRs out of the geekdom of tech & software and into the mainstream and, for that alone, I would happily buy John Doerr a beer. 12 months on though, it’s fascinating to see the impact it has…

4 times OKRs rocked our client’s world – Part 2

by Lawrence Walsh | Oct 17, 2019

OKRS, Performance Management

We promised you part 2 and here it is. Aligning the growth strategy of Digital Bridge Fast growth can be quite destabilising, and this is exactly what Digital Bridge found. Following a period of sustained growth Digital Bridge – a guided design platform provider –…

4 times OKRs rocked our client’s world – Part 1

by Lawrence Walsh | Oct 09, 2019

OKRS, Performance Management

We think OKRs are bloody awesome, so when we hear that our clients are feeling the love for OKRs too we know it’s going to be a good day! The Summer months have been fantastic and the There Be Giants team have been busy working…

Podcast thoughts: OKRs & Agile Growth

by Lawrence Walsh | Sep 02, 2019

OKRS

Hi Everyone, Hope you’re looking forward to this week’s podcast. In it I am joined by the awesome RJ Macasaet COO of Ubiqum Code Academy. We discuss how OKRs & Agile link together and the interplay between them. RJ has been in the world of…

Traditional Performance Management is Dead – But Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mourn for It Just Yet

by Roger Longden | Oct 24, 2017

Performance Management

Objectives and Key Results (OKRs for short) are changing how companies define and communicate success. Why not have a read through our free beginners guide to OKRs to get more information on how you can align and grow your company. Those who know me well…