Performance management · OKRs

Best OKR Software?

Karl Laughton VP of Finance at Insightly

February 13th, 2015

We're a series B funded company with 40 employees getting ready to implement OKR's (Objectives and Key Results) and an OKR management application and was hoping to solicit recommendations from the founder community.

Look forward to your recommendations!

Eric Wittman Board Member at SourceClear

February 14th, 2015

Good video on how Google sets OKRs:
https://www.gv.com/lib/how-google-sets-goals-objectives-and-key-results-okrs

Stephen Lynch Head of Strategy & Consulting at RESULTS.com, Award Winning Author, Speaker, Strategic Planning Facilitator

February 14th, 2015

Disclaimer - I work for RESULTS.com

Here are some of our  resources on KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) that may help you to determine what to measure and how best to make performance visible




Peter Kazanjy Early Stage SaaS Product and Go To Market Executive

February 13th, 2015

I have heard good things about Betterworks and 7Geese.

Richard Min Founder & CEO of +822 // MD, Fashion Technology Accelerator, Seoul // Cofounder / Seoul Space, Kstartup

March 16th, 2016

weekdone 

seems to be built groundup specifically as OKR software.  testing it myself now. so far so good

Alexander Ross Head of Business Development at Verifide

February 13th, 2015

Asana- though not designed for OKRs, would be a pretty simple place to keep them. Especially if you are already using it or something similar.

Word of warning- despite the current trendiness to talk about OKRs, I feel they do more damage than good if tied to bonuses. It's a rehashing of Drucker's Management by Objective (MBO) which comes out of the 50's and isn't generally used anymore.

Most roles- outside of perhaps sales- don't distill simply into quantitative metrics that are good enough to tie bonuses too. Instead, you get people sub-optimizing and doing damage to the business.

OK, I'm off my soapbox... :)

JC Duarte Co-founder & COO @ Distribu.td

February 14th, 2015

I would encourage you to check out Results.com, as it's based on a proven cascade execution planning.

Alexander Ross Head of Business Development at Verifide

February 13th, 2015

Meant to include:

Brad Feld's take:
http://www.feld.com/archives/2013/10/no-more-mbos.html

Tim Cullen Principal Software Engineer

February 13th, 2015

For starters I would suggest not assuming that everyone knows what you mean by the abbreviation OKR.