The OKR Theater

Fixing OKR Theater Using Scrum

I encounter many organizations that are trying to improve the alignment between strategy and execution with the OKRs framework (Objectives and Key Results). There’s good intent there, but more often than not I see anti-patterns like:

  • OKRs that look more like tasks than strategic objectives — especially by the time they reach working teams
  • OKRs used to micro-manage teams and…

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