You’ll discover how the powerful combination of objective and key results (OKRs) and Agile methodologies can provide your teams with a clear, measurable OKR framework to track progress, align work, and achieve long-term business goals while staying focused in the short term. You’ll learn how OKRs and Agile methodologies work together seamlessly – how OKRs can empower teams to achieve their business goals and align efforts with the overall strategy of the company.
OKRs and Agile: A Dynamic Partnership
While it is crucial to prioritize getting things done, methodologies solely focused on output often overlook the bigger picture. This can result in several detrimental outcomes, such as working in the wrong direction or on tasks that have little impact on the overall strategy. By adopting OKRs, we can shift our attention towards outcomes that align with strategic objectives. This shift in perspective enables us to prioritize meaningful contributions and ensure that our efforts have a significant impact on business goals.
OKRs provide a framework to measure outcomes effectively. If your work doesn’t yield the desired results, it’s essential to rethink your approach and try again. You can enhance the OKR cycle by incorporating elements of Scrum, which promote agility and adaptability in achieving your objectives.
Wave Nine helps companies achieve business goals with the OKR framework and the OKR Operating Rhythm. For startups and enterprises that are serious about the OKR Process, we built the playbooks, OKR templates, and resources that energize teams, clarify strategies, and drive accountability to improve business goals and business performance. We hands-on execute your OKR Process in workshops and OKR coaching and training, from the executives to the teams that make it happen. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Germany, UK, Australia, and Portugal, we partner with the leading strategy execution platform WorkBoard to make your strategy happen.