Transformative OKRs: Translating Business Strategy into Measurable Outcomes

Duration: 1 hour

Many IT leaders continue to wrestle with how to measure their value delivery in a way that aligns with corporate strategy and customer value. Executives are responsible for setting clear goals and removing the system bottlenecks impacting their hard-working and talented teams. However, many enterprises still operate in an outdated model that sees IT as order takers with limited visibility into business strategy and no feedback loops to the business. This mentality creates project-based work on an annual cadence and budget. Under this view of reality, IT teams focus on completing activities instead of driving outcomes.

When operating with fixed capacity, the only way to achieve aggressive business targets is by improving speed, quality and efficiency to unlock capacity from existing resources. To that end, technology teams benefit from value stream management combined with outcome-based OKRs. This combination of product-driven development and meaningful metrics allows them to operate more efficiently in order to shorten time-to-value and increase efficiency.

During this on-demand webinar, Tasktop CEO, Dr. Mik Kersten, and renowned OKR trainer, speaker and author, Felipe Castro, discuss how to create OKRs that connect value delivery with tangible business outcomes.

Key Takeaways:

  • Why a waterfall, project-based approach to goal setting doesn’t work and how to create outcome-based OKRs
  • How to leverage Flow Metrics alongside OKRs to measure your software portfolio performance against strategic business objectives
  • Concrete examples of how to create OKRs that unify business leadership and technology teams and a culture that fosters experimentation, continuous improvement and empowered teams


Dr. Mik Kersten

Founder & CEO, Tasktop

Felipe Castro

OKR Trainer, Speaker, Author

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