4 OKR examples for Business Analysis

Formulating strong OKRs can be a complex endeavor, particularly for first-timers. Prioritizing outcomes over projects is crucial when developing your plans.

We've tailored a list of OKRs examples for Business Analysis to help you. You can look at any of the templates below to get some inspiration for your own goals.

If you want to learn more about the framework, you can read more about the OKR meaning online.

Best practices for OKR

Your objectives should be ambitious, but achievable. Your key results should be measurable and time-bound. It can also be helfpul to list strategic initiatives under your key results, as it'll help you avoid the common mistake of listing projects in your KRs.

Building your own OKRs with AI

While we have some examples below, it's likely that you'll have specific scenarios that aren't covered here. There are 2 options available to you.

- Use our free OKRs generator
- Use Tability, a complete platform to set and track OKRs and initiatives – including a GPT-4 powered goal generator

How to track OKRs

OKRs without regular progress updates are just KPIs. You'll need to update progress on your OKRs every week to get the full benefits from the framework.

We recommend using a spreadsheet for your first OKRs cycle. You'll need to get familiar with the scoring and tracking first. Then, you can scale your OKRs process by using a proper OKRs-tracking tool for it.

We recommend Tability for an easy way to set and track OKRs with your team.

Check out the 5 best OKR tracking templates to find the best way to monitor progress during the quarter.

Business Analysis OKRs templates

We've added Business Analysis Objectives and Key Results, but also the initiatives that relate to the OKRs.

OKRs to enhance business analysis skills and strategies

  • ObjectiveEnhance business analysis skills and strategies
  • Key ResultImprove current project efficiency by 15% using new business analysis techniques
  • TaskImplement effective techniques into current project workflow
  • TaskMonitor and measure impact on project efficiency
  • TaskResearch latest business analysis techniques suitable for the project
  • Key ResultDeliver 1 impactful presentation on learned business analysis concepts to team
  • TaskDevelop a presentation on key business analysis concepts
  • TaskPractice presentation for cogent verbal delivery
  • TaskSchedule a team meeting to present findings
  • Key ResultComplete 2 relevant professional courses in business analysis
  • TaskIdentify two professional courses in business analysis
  • TaskRegister for the selected courses
  • TaskConscientiously finish and complete both courses
Turn OKRs into a Strategy Map

OKRs to develop core skills for beginner business analyst

  • ObjectiveDevelop core skills for beginner business analyst
  • Key ResultDeliver 3 industry-related analysis projects demonstrating key learned concepts
  • TaskIdentify relevant industry-related topics for analysis projects
  • TaskComplete and present all three analysis projects
  • TaskIncorporate key learned concepts into each project
  • Key ResultComplete a certified business analyst training course with at least 85% score
  • TaskAim to achieve a final exam score of 85% or higher
  • TaskConsistently study course materials for comprehension
  • TaskEnroll in a certified business analyst training course
  • Key ResultAttend 5 relevant industry webinars to improve networking and knowledge
  • TaskAttend and actively participate in each webinar
  • TaskRegister for the chosen webinars
  • TaskResearch and select 5 industry relevant webinars to attend

OKRs to acquire proficiency in business analysis as a beginner

  • ObjectiveAcquire proficiency in business analysis as a beginner
  • Key ResultExecute two successful business analysis projects under supervision
  • TaskDevelop detailed project plans under supervisor guidance
  • TaskIdentify and define two suitable business analysis projects
  • TaskImplement projects, ensuring objectives are met successfully
  • Key ResultGain feedback showing 90% satisfaction from 5 different team members on collaboration skills
  • TaskSolicit feedback from each team member
  • TaskConduct an anonymous survey on collaboration skills
  • TaskReview and analyze received responses
  • Key ResultComplete four certified business analysis courses online
  • TaskDedicate regular study times and complete all coursework
  • TaskEnroll in the chosen business analysis courses
  • TaskResearch and select four online certified business analysis courses

OKRs to identify high-potential startups for potential investment

  • ObjectiveIdentify high-potential startups for potential investment
  • Key ResultAttend or participate in a minimum of 3 startup pitch events to expand network and discover new opportunities
  • TaskRegister and RSVP for the chosen startup pitch events
  • TaskEngage with fellow entrepreneurs and exchange contact information for future collaboration
  • TaskPrepare a concise pitch to present at the startup pitch events
  • TaskResearch upcoming startup pitch events in the local area
  • Key ResultResearch and evaluate a minimum of 20 startups with innovative and scalable business models
  • TaskConduct thorough research on each startup's business model and scalability
  • TaskCreate a report summarizing the findings and key insights from the research
  • TaskCompile a list of 20 startups with innovative business models
  • TaskEvaluate the potential of each startup based on identified criteria
  • Key ResultConduct thorough due diligence on at least 10 startups, assessing financials, market potential, and team
  • TaskInvestigate the background and expertise of the team members in 10 startups
  • TaskSummarize the findings of due diligence in concise reports for each startup assessed
  • TaskResearch and analyze the financial statements of 10 startups for detailed assessment
  • TaskEvaluate the market potential of 10 startups through market analysis and potential growth opportunities
  • Key ResultEstablish partnerships with at least 2 trusted venture capitalists or angel investors for knowledge-sharing and potential co-investment opportunities
  • TaskReach out to the selected venture capitalists or angel investors to express interest in collaboration
  • TaskResearch and identify potential venture capitalists or angel investors with established credibility
  • TaskSet up meetings or calls with the identified partners to discuss knowledge-sharing and co-investment opportunities
  • TaskEstablish formal agreements and partnerships with the selected venture capitalists or angel investors

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OKRs resources

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