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The key to OKRs: London highlights

BY Eira Hayward on September 18, 2023

A look at some of the key lessons that we’ve learned about OKRs from the #mtpcon stage over the years Read more »

Balancing long-term metrics and OKRs using the Product Strategy Metrics Sandwich by Tim Herbig

BY Nishrath A on September 8, 2023

In this ProductTank Heidelberg Talk, Tim Herbig, a product management coach and consultant, provides a sandwich model to implement product strategy effectively. Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: AMA with Christina Wodtke: Encouraging autonomy and writing awesome OKRs

BY Eira Hayward on August 20, 2023

An AMA session with OKR expert and coach Christina Wodtke, looking at implementing OKRs and encouraging autonomous teams Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: How to connect strategy with OKRs

BY Eira Hayward on August 13, 2023

Tactics for connecting strategy to OKRs during the OKR setting process Read more »

Cascading OKRs – more trouble than it’s worth

BY Greg Bayer on August 4, 2023

John Doerr and Google pioneered the concept of cascading OKRs during Google’s early phase of growth and it was a huge success. However, Greg Bayer delves into the challenges that introducing this strategy may bring. Read more »

Jenny Herald: Using OKRs to define success

BY Eira Hayward on June 12, 2023

We talk to Jenny Herald, VP of Product Evangelism at Quantive, about why OKRs are a powerful way to align on company goals, why they’re hard to implement and how to make their implementation easier. Read more »

WHAM! A framework for workshopping product OKRs

BY Ayesha Farhat on May 18, 2023

OKRs are a great tool to drive a product team in the direction of the business strategy, but they can also be a means of motivating product teams. Product Director Ayesha Farhat shares a framework that she has used for product OKRs.  Read more »

Are you tracking the right product metrics?

BY Eira Hayward on March 27, 2023

Metrics can be a minefield for the unwary – navigating your way to find the right metrics is one of the hardest parts of a product manager’s job. What do you need to know to make a go of it? Read more »

Prioritisation: Bringing order out of chaos

BY Eira Hayward on February 20, 2023

We talk to some product leaders to find our how they manage prioritisation in their organisations and learn about their strategies for success All product people need to be able to work out their priorities. They need to know what to work on next and how they can bring everyone else along with them in Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: How to write OKRs that don’t suck by Adrian Howard

BY Eira Hayward on January 8, 2023

This week’s Sunday Rewind takes us back to a 2020 #MTPEngage Manchester talk from consultant Adrian Howard. It’s a talk that is full of advice on how to write effective OKRs and how to use them correctly. Objectives and key results sound deceptively simple on paper, says Adrian, but many businesses spend a vast amount Read more »