2 OKR examples for Control Implementation

What are Control Implementation OKRs?

The Objective and Key Results (OKR) framework is a simple goal-setting methodology that was introduced at Intel by Andy Grove in the 70s. It became popular after John Doerr introduced it to Google in the 90s, and it's now used by teams of all sizes to set and track ambitious goals at scale.

Writing good OKRs can be hard, especially if it's your first time doing it. You'll need to center the focus of your plans around outcomes instead of projects.

We have curated a selection of OKR examples specifically for Control Implementation to assist you. Feel free to explore the templates below for inspiration in setting your own goals.

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

Building your own Control Implementation OKRs with AI

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Our Control Implementation OKRs examples

You will find in the next section many different Control Implementation Objectives and Key Results. We've included strategic initiatives in our templates to give you a better idea of the different between the key results (how we measure progress), and the initiatives (what we do to achieve the results).

Hope you'll find this helpful!

OKRs to achieve full project implementation

  • ObjectiveAchieve full project implementation
  • Key ResultReduce project implementation errors by 50% through continuous quality control measures
  • Key ResultComplete all project milestones and deliverables within the set timeframe
  • TaskAssign responsibilities to team members and ensure clear communication channels
  • TaskImplement risk management strategies to mitigate potential delays and challenges
  • TaskRegularly review progress and make adjustments to ensure milestones are on track
  • TaskCreate a detailed project plan outlining tasks, deadlines, and deliverables
  • Key ResultIncrease project implementation progress by 25% each month
  • TaskSet clear project milestones and deadlines
  • TaskPromote effective collaboration and communication among project team members
  • TaskRegularly track and analyze project performance and identify bottlenecks
  • TaskAllocate additional resources or redefine tasks to expedite project implementation
  • Key ResultEnsure all project team members have received the necessary training and support for successful implementation
  • TaskMonitor and evaluate team members' progress and provide ongoing support
  • TaskAssess the training needs of all project team members
  • TaskSchedule training sessions and support sessions as needed
  • TaskProvide relevant training resources and materials

OKRs to ensure completion of all account schedules and bank reconciliations

  • ObjectiveEnsure completion of all account schedules and bank reconciliations
  • Key ResultSuccessfully complete and document all minor accounts' reconciliation by week 6
  • TaskReconcile discrepancies found in all reviewed accounts
  • TaskReview all minor accounts for outstanding discrepancies
  • TaskDocument results of reconciliation for all accounts
  • Key ResultImplement a new system to track bi-weekly progress of bank reconciliations
  • TaskTrain staff on using the new system
  • TaskIdentify suitable software for tracking reconciliation progress
  • TaskInitiate regular bi-weekly update meetings
  • Key ResultInitiate and finish 100% reconciliation of 10 major accounts within first 4 weeks
  • TaskBegin reconciling the discrepancies for each account
  • TaskIdentify the 10 major accounts requiring reconciliation
  • TaskComplete reconciliation process for all accounts

Best practices for managing your Control Implementation OKRs

Generally speaking, your objectives should be ambitious yet achievable, and your key results should be measurable and time-bound (using the SMART framework can be helpful). It is also recommended to list strategic initiatives under your key results, as it'll help you avoid the common mistake of listing projects in your KRs.

Here are a couple of best practices extracted from our OKR implementation guide 👇

Tip #1: Limit the number of key results

The #1 role of OKRs is to help you and your team focus on what really matters. Business-as-usual activities will still be happening, but you do not need to track your entire roadmap in the OKRs.

We recommend having 3-4 objectives, and 3-4 key results per objective. A platform like Tability can run audits on your data to help you identify the plans that have too many goals.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's audit dashboard will highlight opportunities to improve OKRs

Tip #2: Commit to the weekly check-ins

Don't fall into the set-and-forget trap. It is important to adopt a weekly check-in process to get the full value of your OKRs and make your strategy agile – otherwise this is nothing more than a reporting exercise.

Being able to see trends for your key results will also keep yourself honest.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's check-ins will save you hours and increase transparency

Tip #3: No more than 2 yellow statuses in a row

Yes, this is another tip for goal-tracking instead of goal-setting (but you'll get plenty of OKR examples above). But, once you have your goals defined, it will be your ability to keep the right sense of urgency that will make the difference.

As a rule of thumb, it's best to avoid having more than 2 yellow/at risk statuses in a row.

Make a call on the 3rd update. You should be either back on track, or off track. This sounds harsh but it's the best way to signal risks early enough to fix things.

Best way to track your Control Implementation OKRs

Your quarterly OKRs should be tracked weekly in order to get all the benefits of the OKRs framework. Reviewing progress periodically has several advantages:

  • It brings the goals back to the top of the mind
  • It will highlight poorly set OKRs
  • It will surface execution risks
  • It improves transparency and accountability

Spreadsheets are enough to get started. Then, once you need to scale you can use a proper OKR platform to make things easier.

A strategy map in TabilityTability's Strategy Map makes it easy to see all your org's OKRs

If you're not yet set on a tool, you can check out the 5 best OKR tracking templates guide to find the best way to monitor progress during the quarter.

More Control Implementation OKR templates

We have more templates to help you draft your team goals and OKRs.

OKRs resources

Here are a list of resources to help you adopt the Objectives and Key Results framework.

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