How to create a Key Result via Step-by-step guide?

Category: OKRs

After you have created your Objective in the system, you can add the Key results. The Key results are the small chunks of action whose execution will directly contribute results to the Objectives. Key results can be assumed as subtasks. To accomplish your objective will have to execute the Key Results.   It is better to have 3-5 Key Results. The Key results must be specific, measurable, attainable, and relevant to the Objective. 

To add a Key Result using the step-by-step guide,

Step 1

Select OKRs >> All My OKRs in the left navigation panel.

Step 2

A list of existing OKRs appears as below. Click on the [+] icon to enable creating Key Result via Quick Create.

Quick Create

Click on the Step-by-Step guide.

Step-by-Step Guide

Step 3

What do you want to do? There are 6 ways you can measure the Key Result Progress. These are four ways where you can measure using a Key Performance Indicator while the other two ways are outcome measure.

  • Percentage Tracked

Used when the intention is to track progress using % complete.

  •  Milestone Tracked

Used when the Key Result is to be measured against milestones or an end result validated against the accepted criteria.

  • Baseline KPI

You don’t have a clear idea about the value of a KPI and want to establish a baseline.

  • Increase KPI

You intend to increase the value of a KPI.

  • Decrease KPI

You intend to decrease the value of a KPI.

  • Control KPI

You intend to maintain the value of this KPI in a certain range.

Select any one of the actions and click the Next button.

Percentage Tracked

Step 4

What do you want to change? Select the required KPI for the Key Result by the category or by your managers’ KPIs and click the Next button.


 When does your Key Result need to be accomplished? The target date for Key results should be set as shown below. Use the arrows to move back and forth between years. Click the Next button.

Target Date

Step 5

Any other context you want to add? Here, you may add any other further descriptions about your Key Re. For example: Increase the customer satisfaction score only for a particular product. Select any one option, enter the values and click the Next button.

click the Next button

Step 6

 How often do you want to update your status? Choose how often you want to update your progress. 

Note: Multiple check-ins can also be selected.


 Click on the Complete button to create the Key Result.

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