How do I distribute weightage to sub key results?

Category: OKRs provides an option to distribute weights among the subkey results.

Why this Feature?

  • While creating subkey results you can distribute the key result to multiple assignees at a time using the Distribute feature in
  • By doing so you can create sub-key results, assign multiple assignees and distribute weightage to each key result.

Note: To perform the following action you need to enable Allow users to define weights for key results within an OKR toggle via Settings → OKRs → Controls

Also, make sure that the Sub key results toggle is enabled via Settings → Alignment & Dependencies. Only super users have access to settings.

Step 1

Navigate to the All my OKRs page and select the Key Result for which you want to create sub-key results and distribute weights. 

Click on the Add a new sub key result button and select Distribute from the list.

Step 2

In the Distribute as Sub Key Results page, select the assignees and click on the Distribute button.

Step 3

Now the key results have been distributed, you can now click on the Distribute and Create Key results button.

Note: If the % DISTRIBUTION is less than 100, the users will be notified by an indication stating, "Numbers don’t add up but still you can continue," which means your progress will not be affected, either the % DISTRIBUTION is less than or more than 100 as shown in the image below.

The Sub Key Result is now distributed among the selected employees. 

Step 4

Distributing weightage to sub-key results can also be done by clicking on the desired OKRs Department name and selecting the Assignees for whom you want to distribute. Once done, click on the Distribute button.

Then follow the same steps mentioned in  Step 2 and Step 3 to distribute weightage.

Related Answer Post

To learn the process of creating the Sub Key Results, click here.

To learn the process of calculating the check-in progress for subkey results, click here.

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