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

Category: OKRs

Creating good OKRs is fundamental to the success of any OKR program. allows you to create key results using a Step-by-step guide. Using this method you can not only create key results with expert guidance and illustrative steps but also you will learn the methodology of creating key results for your objective. You can have 3-5 Key Results for your objective.

Why this feature?

This feature enables you to understand the core methodology of framing a key result in an organized way. After you have created your Objective in the system, you can add the 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

Select your Objective from your List of OKRs.


Step 3

Click on Add a new key result and Select Step By Step Guide.


Step 4

What do you want to do?


There are 7 ways you can measure the Key Result Progress. These are four ways where you can measure using a Key Performance Indicator while the other three ways are outcome measures.

  • 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.

  • Task Tracked KPI

Track the outcome of the key result based on the series of tasks that you have created and associated with the key result.

  • 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.

Step 5

What do you want to change?

Select the required KPI for the Key Result by the category or by your managers’ KPIs or use Create KPI option to create a new KPI, once done, click the Next button.


Step 6

This step is based on the type of key result that you choose in the beginning, since we have chosen Increase KPI, you have to add values based on the KPI that you choose. Once done, click the Next button.


Step 7

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.


Step 8

Any other context you want to add?

Here, you may add any other further descriptions about your Key Result. You can also edit your key result name if you want. Once you are done, click on the Next button.


You can now add tags to your Key result.


Step 9

Do you want to assign this KR to someone?

In this step, you can select the list of assignees to whom you want to assign the key result. Once you are done click the Next button.


Step 10

How often do you want to update status?

Select the frequency of your check-ins.

Note: Multiple check-ins can also be selected.


Step 11

Once you click on the Complete button, the Key Result will be created.


Your Key result will be added to your Objective.


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