OKR Implementation
OKR Calendar: Key Events and Timelines
When introducing OKRs, companies often ponder the time commitment required for a robust system. We've crafted a standardized calendar detailing all pivotal events to guide your planning. Naturally, you'll tailor this to fit your team sizes, agile methodologies, and other unique variables.
For a medium-sized company executing two levels of OKRs quarterly, this involves 12-20 senior leaders shaping company-level OKRs, while departmental and cross-functional teams develop the second tier. Hierarchical units will also see team leaders and pivotal strategists collaborating to advance strategic change.
OKR is a strategic execution framework that empowers organizations and teams with flexibility, adaptability, which means agility, focus, and alignment to drive progress toward clear and ambitious objectives and key results.

It is also a continuous discipline and communication culture that encourages employees to be actively involved in setting goals, measuring progress, celebrating success and learning from lessons.
Main events
Quarterly cycle, 2 OKR levels
OKR Setup
Who participates: Extended management team (including department leaders and key specialists, up to 20 people)
Leader and team members
OKR owners from each team and company level. Often - the leaders of those teams that are involved in the implementation of OKR.
Expanded management team
Leader and team members
Weekly tracking
Top management and OKR owners of the company level, everyone can attend (spectators)
Leader and Owners of team level OKRs, representatives of other teams may be present
The whole company
Standard calendar
This is a simplified standard template, each company should be customized according to the actual situation
A division leader, actively engaged in both divisional and company-level OKRs, should dedicate about an hour weekly and three full days quarterly. This time isn't merely spent but invested in aligning team objectives with overarching company strategies. Effective OKR discussions enhance communication, streamline operations, and minimize errors and conflicts by clarifying the collective vision.