Tag Archives: OKRs

Using OKR examples

In an OKR implementation, the objective is qualitative and answers the question of what is to be accomplished. Objectives are supported by key results which benchmarks and monitors how we achieve the objective. Key results (KRs) are specific, measurable, and time-bound. Key results typically include hard numbers. Using a tool like Workfront Goals can help you write OKRs, align […]

OKRs and SMART goals: What’s the difference?

“(When) it comes to writing effective objectives, corporate officers, managers, and supervisors just have to think of the acronym SMART. Ideally speaking, each corporate, department and section objective should be: (SMART).” -George T. Doran, “There’s a S.M.A.R.T. way to write management’s goals and objectives” In November 1981, George T. Doran’s article, “There’s a S.M.A.R.T. way […]

Planning company goals

SKIP AHEAD TO What are OKRs How to think of goals in Asana How to set goals More tips & resources Many organizations spend time and resources to set objectives that then guide their work only to have them go stale. With Goals in Asana, you have a single source of truth about what your goals are […]

Google’s OKR playbook

No one has more collective experience in implementing OKRs than Google. As the company has scaled (and scaled), it has periodically issued OKR guidelines and templates. The following excerpts are drawn mostly from internal sources and reprinted with Google’s permission. (Note: This is Google’s approach to OKRs. Your approach may—and should—differ.) At Google, we like to […]