OKRs software allows objectives to align and cascade to ensure the alignment is in place. While driving the objective down it ensures that the organizational objective is met and the bottom-up alignment allows autonomy and innovation.
Having a bird’s eye view ensures that the goals are achieved and also provides a breakdown on what are the key contributors to the progress.
Alignment also allows you to break the objectives down and ensure that every single objective is assigned and someone is responsible for it.
5. Allow transparency
Transparency is Key for OKR software. It promotes accountability and increases the priority.
Also, it increases the focus. While having addressed the important details promotes employee engagement and increases productivity
While creating the transparency of the organization’s objectives and the key stakeholders commit to it, there is trust and safety in the team aligning to that and it is important to keep the transparency in the OKR software.
Teams perform 30x more when they are engaged and the engagement comes with the feedback. The delayed feedback is as good as giving no feedback. OKR software that has multi-directional feedback help in creating employee engagement would be a right investment
7. OKR Retrospectives
An ideal OKR software would be that allows the team to conduct 1:1 and document the learnings and the gaps identified during the quarter. This helps in reflecting while moving from one quarter to another.
“An employee who has been recognized is 63% more likely to stay at his or her current job within the next three to six months, according to a study”
A platform that allows for recognizing employees would be a great choice. And CFR(Conversation, feedback, and recognition being the sibling of OKR it becomes important to have them integrated into OKRs
9. Support Performance
Annual performance reviews are obsolete and organizations have adopted ongoing performance management. Tools that Initiate and provide data for a manager to initiate the performance conversation with the team. Having such conversations facilitates continuous performance management.
Having the follow-ups and notifications nudges the users to complete the check-ins. Without the check-ins, it becomes difficult for the users to keep track of their progress or on the periodic check-in the OKR requires. The software must enable the email follow-ups and notifications
Adopting software is more about its implementing it rightly. Select vendors who can support your implementation seamlessly. OKR adoption is also a key metric you can track with the tools you are planning to invest in. If you are ready to give your organization the advantage of tracking OKRs seamlessly, talk to the Datalligence team today.
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