10 customisable OKR examples for Task Manager

What are Task Manager 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.

Crafting effective OKRs can be challenging, particularly for beginners. Emphasizing outcomes rather than projects should be the core of your planning.

We have a collection of OKRs examples for Task Manager to give you some inspiration. You can use any of the templates below as a starting point for your OKRs.

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

Building your own Task Manager OKRs with AI

While we have some examples available, it's likely that you'll have specific scenarios that aren't covered here. You can use our free AI generator below or our more complete goal-setting system to generate your own OKRs.

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Our customisable Task Manager OKRs examples

We've added many examples of Task Manager Objectives and Key Results, but we did not stop there. Understanding the difference between OKRs and projects is important, so we also added examples of strategic initiatives that relate to the OKRs.

Hope you'll find this helpful!

1. OKR to boost the billability rate of employees to 95%

  • ObjectiveBoost the billability rate of employees to 95%
  • Key ResultImplement a time-tracking software to reduce unproductive time by 15%
  • TaskTrain all employees on how to use this software
  • TaskResearch and select a suitable time-tracking software
  • TaskMonitor and evaluate the software's effectiveness regularly
  • Key ResultReduce non-billable task assignments by 20% through efficient delegation strategy
  • TaskImplement a strict task monitoring system
  • TaskTrain staff on effective task delegation strategies
  • TaskAnalyze current delegation methods for efficiency problems
  • Key ResultProvide productivity boosting training to achieve at least 10% more billable hours
  • TaskMonitor and measure training effectiveness
  • TaskIdentify relevant productivity boosting training programs
  • TaskAllocate resources and schedule training for team

2. OKR to efficiently manage and coordinate the Trello board

  • ObjectiveEfficiently manage and coordinate the Trello board
  • Key ResultReduce overdue tasks on Trello by 20%
  • TaskPrioritize and reassign less urgent tasks to the team
  • TaskImplement daily reminders for due tasks
  • TaskEnhance task management training for all team members
  • Key ResultImprove response time to task updates on Trello to less than 1 hr
  • TaskSet mobile notifications for immediate Trello task updates
  • TaskPrioritize responding to Trello updates promptly
  • TaskSchedule regular intervals to check Trello throughout the day
  • Key ResultIncrease task completion rate on Trello by 25%
  • TaskImplement daily reminders for pending tasks
  • TaskEnhance visibility of task deadlines
  • TaskConduct weekly task completion training sessions

3. OKR to boost capabilities in efficient time management

  • ObjectiveBoost capabilities in efficient time management
  • Key ResultReduce procrastination and wasted time to less than one hour per workday
  • TaskLimit social media use during work hours
  • TaskPrioritize tasks using a to-do list
  • TaskSet specific, manageable daily goals and deadlines for tasks
  • Key ResultSuccessfully complete 100% of projects earlier than the deadline indicated
  • TaskPeriodically revisit timelines and adjust as necessary
  • TaskStart projects early to maximise working timeframe
  • TaskImprove efficiency with consistent daily progress
  • Key ResultRead and finish at least two industry-recognized books on time management strategies
  • TaskChoose two reputable time management books
  • TaskSummarize key time management strategies learned
  • TaskCreate a reading schedule to meet deadline

4. OKR to enhance time management by reprioritizing based on requests

  • ObjectiveEnhance time management by reprioritizing based on requests
  • Key ResultIncrease task completion by 20% through effective distribution of remodulated priorities
  • TaskAnalyze current priority system and identify areas for improvement
  • TaskDevelop a strategy for redistributing tasks based on priority
  • TaskImplement process change and monitor improvements in task completion
  • Key ResultReduce weekly time inefficiencies by 15% using focused priority remodulation
  • TaskImplement a time tracking system to discover inefficiencies
  • TaskIdentify and analyze current tasks regularly for priority assessment
  • TaskAdjust work processes based on priority and efficiency data
  • Key ResultSuccessfully reschedule 90% of misaligned priorities within 48 hours of request receipt
  • TaskPrioritize requests, aligning them to current goals
  • TaskAllocate resources to resolve each request efficiently
  • TaskReview all received rescheduling requests accurately

5. OKR to successfully complete project within the allotted time frame

  • ObjectiveSuccessfully complete project within the allotted time frame
  • Key ResultAchieve 50% of project milestones by half of the designated period
  • TaskRegularly monitor and adjust task progress
  • TaskDevelop a detailed project timeline
  • TaskIdentify and break down all project milestones
  • Key ResultFinalize, review and submit complete project one week before the deadline
  • TaskSubmit completed project a week ahead
  • TaskThoroughly review completed project for errors
  • TaskFinalize all aspects of the project
  • Key ResultDefine and delegate tasks clearly to every team member within 1st week
  • TaskAssign tasks to the individual team members based on their skills
  • TaskIdentify tasks needed to achieve our team's current goals
  • TaskDefine each task's requirements and objectives clearly

6. OKR to eradicate procrastination and bolster productivity for superior daily results

  • ObjectiveEradicate procrastination and bolster productivity for superior daily results
  • Key ResultIncrease individually-assessed productivity score by 30% by quarter's end
  • TaskImplement time management strategies to boost workflow efficiency
  • TaskEncourage regular breaks to maintain focus and motivation
  • TaskSet clear, attainable individual performance goals
  • Key ResultImprove task completion rate by 90% compared to previous quarter
  • TaskImplement advanced productivity tools to streamline workflow
  • TaskEnforce strict deadlines and foster accountability
  • TaskIdentify and eliminate frequent causes of task interruptions
  • Key ResultReduce wasted time—defined as unproductive activity—by 50% per week
  • TaskIdentify and eliminate unnecessary tasks in daily routine
  • TaskUse productivity tools to streamline work processes
  • TaskAllocate specific time slots for each task

7. OKR to improve software engineering skills through effective time management

  • ObjectiveImprove software engineering skills through effective time management
  • Key ResultIncrease the number of completed coding tasks by 20% each week
  • TaskIdentify and address any obstacles or challenges that may hinder coding task completion
  • TaskEnhance collaboration and communication among team members for efficient task completion
  • TaskProvide regular feedback and support to assist in completing coding tasks
  • TaskSet clear and achievable coding task goals for each team member
  • Key ResultImprove adherence to project deadlines by delivering work on time in 90% of cases
  • TaskImplement effective communication strategies to address obstacles and ensure timely completion
  • TaskSet clear and realistic deadlines for each project task
  • TaskPrioritize tasks and create a detailed schedule to ensure timely delivery
  • TaskRegularly track progress and provide updates to stakeholders to maintain accountability
  • Key ResultReduce time spent on non-essential activities by 15% during work hours
  • TaskSet specific time limits for non-essential tasks to ensure efficient completion
  • TaskPrioritize and eliminate non-essential activities based on their impact and importance
  • TaskIdentify non-essential activities taking up significant time during work hours
  • TaskRegularly assess and adjust the allocation of time to non-essential activities as needed
  • Key ResultAttend and actively participate in at least 2 time management workshops or webinars
  • TaskResearch and identify 2 time management workshops or webinars
  • TaskApply the learned time management techniques in daily activities for improved efficiency
  • TaskTake thorough notes during the workshops or webinars for future reference
  • TaskRegister for the selected workshops or webinars to secure a spot

8. OKR to elevate overall daily work performance

  • ObjectiveElevate overall daily work performance
  • Key ResultReduce task completion time by 15% through adopting efficient strategies
  • TaskAdopt lean management techniques to increase efficiency
  • TaskUndertake consistent skill enhancement training for staff
  • TaskImplement productivity tools to streamline work processes
  • Key ResultImprove daily report quality, aiming for a 10% growth in positive feedback
  • TaskUse infographics to visualize data efficiently
  • TaskAdd actionable insights to promote decision-making
  • TaskImplement proofreading to eliminate errors before submission
  • Key ResultIncrease productivity by 20% by optimizing daily tasks
  • TaskIdentify repetitive tasks and automate where possible
  • TaskPrioritize high-value activities and minimize distractions
  • TaskImplement time-management techniques for efficiency

9. OKR to reduce manual tasks through automation and process improvement

  • ObjectiveReduce manual tasks through automation and process improvement
  • Key ResultImplement automation in 2 core business processes to reduce manual input by 50%
  • TaskSelect effective automation tools for these processes
  • TaskMonitor and implement the automation project
  • TaskIdentify 2 core business processes suitable for automation
  • Key ResultTrain 70% of team members on new automation tools, boosting productivity by 20%
  • TaskIdentify necessary automation tools for increased productivity
  • TaskImplement training for 70% of team members
  • TaskDevelop comprehensive training program on these tools
  • Key ResultDecrease manual error rate by 30% with improved checks and balances
  • TaskEstablish a regular error-checking schedule
  • TaskImplement thorough training on protocols and procedures
  • TaskIntroduce advanced error-detection software tools

10. OKR to enhance proficiency in managing administrative tasks and assigned duties

  • ObjectiveEnhance proficiency in managing administrative tasks and assigned duties
  • Key ResultAttend a minimum of 2 professional development workshops related to administrative duties
  • TaskIdentify relevant professional development workshops for administrative tasks
  • TaskRegister for chosen workshops
  • TaskAttend and participate in both workshops
  • Key ResultReduce errors in administrative tasks to less than 5%
  • TaskDevelop a comprehensive checklist for daily tasks
  • TaskConduct monthly audits for error tracking
  • TaskImplement regular training sessions for administrative skills
  • Key ResultDecrease task completion time by 15% over the quarter
  • TaskStreamline processes and remove unnecessary steps
  • TaskProvide staff with time management training
  • TaskImplement workflow management software for efficiency

Best practices for managing your Task Manager 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 Task Manager OKRs

The rules of OKRs are simple. Quarterly OKRs should be tracked weekly, and yearly OKRs should be tracked monthly. 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 Task Manager 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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