13 OKR examples for Team Expansion

What are Team Expansion 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.

OKRs are quickly gaining popularity as a goal-setting framework. But, it's not always easy to know how to write your goals, especially if it's your first time using OKRs.

To aid you in setting your goals, we have compiled a collection of OKR examples customized for Team Expansion. Take a look at the templates below for inspiration and guidance.

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

Best practices for managing your Team Expansion 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

Focus can only be achieve by limiting the number of competing priorities. It is crucial that you take the time to identify where you need to move the needle, and avoid adding business-as-usual activities to your 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

Having good goals is only half the effort. You'll get significant more value from your OKRs if you commit to a weekly check-in process.

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 below). 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.

Building your own Team Expansion 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.

Best way to track your Team Expansion OKRs

Quarterly OKRs should have weekly updates to get all the benefits from the 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.

Team Expansion OKRs templates

We've covered most of the things that you need to know about setting good OKRs and tracking them effectively. It's now time to give you a series of templates that you can use for inspiration!

You will find in the next section many different Team Expansion 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 scale and ensure long-term success of the new team

  • ObjectiveScale and ensure long-term success of the new team
  • Key ResultImprove team performance by implementing at least 2 training programs to enhance skills
  • TaskImplement the selected training programs and track progress through regular evaluations and updates
  • TaskResearch and select two training programs that align with the identified skill gaps
  • TaskCommunicate the importance of the training programs and obtain buy-in from team members
  • TaskIdentify key skill gaps within the team through assessments and evaluations
  • Key ResultIncrease team size by hiring and onboarding 3 new members
  • TaskConduct effective interviews and assessments to select the most qualified candidates for the team
  • TaskAdvertise job openings through various channels to reach a wide pool of potential candidates
  • TaskUpdate job descriptions and qualifications to attract suitable candidates for new team members
  • TaskImplement a thorough onboarding process to ensure smooth integration and successful transition for new members
  • Key ResultEstablish a sustainable workflow that consistently meets team's productivity goals
  • TaskContinuously analyze data and adjust workflow as needed to improve productivity and efficiency
  • TaskIdentify productivity goals and define clear metrics for measuring success
  • TaskStreamline workflow processes to eliminate inefficiencies and reduce manual tasks
  • TaskImplement regular team meetings to discuss progress, challenges, and brainstorm solutions
  • Key ResultAchieve a 90% retention rate of existing team members through effective engagement efforts

OKRs to scale product offering with multi-tenant apps

  • ObjectiveScale product offering with multi-tenant apps
  • Key ResultLaunch 3 new multi-tenant apps to diversify our offer
  • TaskIdentify potential markets for multi-tenant app development
  • TaskStrategize a marketing plan for newly developed apps
  • TaskAssemble a dedicated project team for app creation
  • Key ResultIncrease customer base using multi-tenant apps by 25%
  • TaskImplement referral programs to incentivize app sharing
  • TaskLaunch marketing campaigns to promote new multi-tenant apps
  • TaskDevelop multi-tenant apps targeting untapped audience segments
  • Key ResultImprove the usage rate of multi-tenant apps by 20%
  • TaskImplement user-friendly guided tours within the app
  • TaskProvide timely support and efficient problem resolution
  • TaskLaunch marketing campaigns highlighting app benefits

OKRs to strengthen strategic partnership for maximum business growth

  • ObjectiveStrengthen strategic partnership for maximum business growth
  • Key ResultIncrease partnership revenue by 20% through joint marketing campaigns and collaborative sales efforts
  • TaskIdentify potential partners with complementary products/services for joint marketing campaigns
  • TaskCollaborate with partners to create and implement effective sales strategies and tactics
  • TaskDevelop and execute a targeted marketing strategy to promote joint marketing campaigns
  • TaskRegularly analyze and evaluate the success of joint marketing campaigns and sales efforts
  • Key ResultEstablish three new strategic partnerships with key industry players to expand market reach
  • TaskExecute and implement the partnerships, focusing on expanding market reach and achieving growth objectives
  • TaskIdentify potential industry players that align with our strategic goals and market objectives
  • TaskNegotiate mutually beneficial terms and agreements with the selected strategic partners
  • TaskInitiate contact and engage in conversations to explore partnership opportunities with identified industry players
  • Key ResultImprove customer retention rate by 15% through enhanced partner engagement and support programs
  • TaskLaunch a partner feedback survey to gather insights and identify areas for improvement
  • TaskCreate a dedicated partner portal with resources to enhance collaboration and knowledge sharing
  • TaskEstablish a proactive communication channel to address partner concerns and promptly resolve issues
  • TaskImplement regular training sessions and workshops for partners to strengthen their product expertise
  • Key ResultAchieve a 95% satisfaction rate from partners through effective communication and timely resolution of issues
  • TaskDevelop a clear and concise communication plan to ensure all relevant information reaches partners
  • TaskImplement weekly check-ins with partners to address any concerns and provide updates
  • TaskConduct periodic surveys and feedback sessions to understand partner needs and improve satisfaction
  • TaskPrioritize issue resolution by promptly addressing partner queries and providing satisfactory solutions

OKRs to increase annual revenue to $30 million

  • ObjectiveIncrease annual revenue to $30 million
  • Key ResultImprove operating efficiency by reducing overhead costs by 10%
  • TaskNegotiate with vendors and suppliers to secure better pricing and/or discounts on necessary materials and services
  • TaskImplement technology solutions or automation tools to streamline operations and reduce manual effort
  • TaskConduct a thorough review of all overhead expenses and identify areas for cost reduction
  • TaskStreamline processes and eliminate any unnecessary steps or redundancies in operations
  • Key ResultIncrease sales volume by 15% compared to the previous quarter
  • TaskTrain sales team on effective sales techniques and provide ongoing support and motivation
  • TaskIdentify target market and create targeted marketing campaign to attract new customers
  • TaskImplement a customer loyalty program to encourage repeat purchases and increase customer retention
  • TaskCollaborate with suppliers to negotiate bulk discounts and lower costs to maximize profit margins
  • Key ResultExpand trading operations to three new markets
  • TaskConduct market research to identify potential markets for expansion
  • TaskEstablish partnerships or collaborations with local partners in the target markets
  • TaskDevelop a strategic plan for entering new markets, including budgeting and resource allocation
  • TaskImplement marketing and advertising campaigns to raise awareness and attract customers in new markets
  • Key ResultAchieve a customer retention rate of 90% or higher

OKRs to achieve product-market fit and expand market reach

  • ObjectiveAchieve product-market fit and expand market reach
  • Key ResultIncrease customer satisfaction level by 30% through product improvements
  • TaskConduct surveys to identify areas of the product needing improvement
  • TaskImplement improvements and track customer satisfaction levels
  • TaskDevelop a roadmap for product enhancements based on customer feedback
  • Key ResultEstablish partnerships in two new markets and secure initial contracts
  • TaskInitiate business proposals with potential partners
  • TaskIdentify potential partners in target markets
  • TaskNegotiate and secure initial contracts
  • Key ResultIncrease product usage by 25% in the newly penetrated markets
  • TaskOffer promotional trials to entice initial usage
  • TaskImplement product training sessions for new consumers
  • TaskLaunch targeted marketing campaigns to promote product awareness

OKRs to secure venture capital funding for Plika's Latam expansion

  • ObjectiveSecure venture capital funding for Plika's Latam expansion
  • Key ResultSecure a minimum of $1million in funding committed by at least 2 investors
  • TaskConduct engaging pitch meetings with selected investors
  • TaskIdentify and connect with potential investors
  • TaskDevelop a comprehensive, persuasive business plan presentation
  • Key ResultArrange pitch meetings with a minimum of 10 prospective Venture Capital investors
  • TaskIdentify and research 10 prospective Venture Capital investors
  • TaskPrepare a compelling investment pitch presentation
  • TaskSchedule meetings via email or phone calls
  • Key ResultIdentify and prioritize 20 potential Venture Capitalists suitable for our expansion strategy
  • TaskResearch and compile a list of 20 potential venture capitalists
  • TaskAnalyze each prospect's investment tendencies and records
  • TaskRank potential investors based on alignment with our expansion strategy

OKRs to increase Atlassian partnership conditions by region

  • ObjectiveIncrease Atlassian partnership conditions by region
  • Key ResultAchieve a customer satisfaction rating of 4.5 or higher for Atlassian partnerships in each region
  • TaskImplement action plans to address client feedback and improve customer satisfaction scores
  • TaskConduct customer satisfaction surveys with Atlassian partnership clients in each region
  • TaskAnalyze survey results to identify areas for improvement and develop action plans
  • TaskMonitor and track customer satisfaction ratings regularly to ensure continuous improvement
  • Key ResultImprove partner enablement resources utilization rate by 20%
  • Key ResultIncrease revenue generated through Atlassian partnerships in each region by 10%
  • TaskConduct market research to identify potential untapped regions for Atlassian partnerships
  • TaskDevelop a targeted marketing strategy to attract new partners and expand reach
  • TaskStrengthen relationship with existing partners through regular communication and collaboration
  • TaskOffer incentives and discounts to encourage partners to increase sales and revenue
  • Key ResultIncrease the number of Atlassian partners in each region by 15%
  • TaskProvide incentives and benefits for current partners to refer new partners
  • TaskCollaborate with local business associations to identify and onboard potential Atlassian partners
  • TaskEnhance the partner onboarding process to facilitate easy and quick registration
  • TaskImprove marketing campaigns to attract new potential Atlassian partners in each region

OKRs to identify and assess new growth opportunities

  • ObjectiveIdentify and assess new growth opportunities
  • Key ResultConduct detailed feasibility studies for identified opportunities to determine viability
  • TaskEvaluate viability based on research outcomes
  • TaskIdentify opportunities for feasibility study
  • TaskPerform detailed review of business prospects
  • Key ResultResearch and pinpoint 10 potential new market areas for business expansion
  • TaskAnalyse findings to determine viability for business expansion
  • TaskIdentify sectors and industries where our business can potentially expand
  • TaskConduct detailed market research on the 10 identified areas
  • Key ResultDevelop and present 5 comprehensive business proposals for promising opportunities
  • TaskDevelop comprehensive proposals for each opportunity
  • TaskPrepare presentations for each business proposal
  • TaskIdentify 5 promising business opportunities for proposal

OKRs to expand Japanese market

  • ObjectiveIncrease market presence and sales in Japan
  • Key ResultIncrease monthly revenue from Japanese customers by 20%
  • TaskDevelop targeted marketing campaigns tailored to the Japanese market
  • TaskConduct market research to identify specific needs and preferences of Japanese customers
  • TaskEnhance Japanese customer support and after-sales services to improve customer satisfaction
  • TaskCollaborate with local Japanese businesses to expand customer reach and increase sales opportunities
  • Key ResultEstablish partnerships with three influential Japanese retailers to expand distribution network
  • TaskNegotiate mutually beneficial terms and agreements with selected Japanese retailers
  • TaskIdentify and research three influential Japanese retailers for potential partnership opportunities
  • TaskFinalize partnerships and develop a plan for expanding our distribution network with each retailer
  • TaskInitiate contact and schedule meetings with identified retailers to discuss potential partnerships
  • Key ResultImprove customer satisfaction in Japan by achieving minimum of 90% positive feedback
  • Key ResultLaunch targeted marketing campaigns to reach 10,000 potential Japanese customers
  • TaskCreate compelling and localized marketing content that resonates with Japanese consumers
  • TaskDevelop a comprehensive marketing strategy tailored specifically for the Japanese market
  • TaskUtilize various advertising channels to reach and engage 10,000 potential Japanese customers
  • TaskConduct market research to define target audience and identify potential Japanese customers

OKRs to drive US commercial opportunities expansion

  • ObjectiveDrive US commercial opportunities expansion
  • Key ResultBoost product awareness via promotional activities to achieve a 15% sales increase
  • TaskOrganize product-focused events or webinars for potential customers
  • TaskCollaborate with influencers for a social media product promotion
  • TaskDevelop targeted digital advertising campaigns across multiple platforms
  • Key ResultIncrease outbound sales contacts by 20% to open new markets
  • TaskDevelop a more aggressive outbound sales strategy
  • TaskTrain sales team in advanced outreach techniques
  • TaskIdentify and analyze potential new markets for our products/services
  • Key ResultSecure at least 7 commercial partnerships for enhanced distribution
  • TaskInitiate contact and negotiate terms with selected businesses
  • TaskIdentify and list potential partnerships suitable for our services
  • TaskDevelop tailored pitches highlighting mutual benefits

OKRs to expand network by acquiring 10 integrated networks with a minimum of 50 professionals each

  • ObjectiveExpand network by acquiring 10 integrated networks with a minimum of 50 professionals each
  • Key ResultIncrease professional count in acquired networks to at least 500
  • TaskLeverage social media platforms to connect with professionals in target industries and increase professional count
  • TaskCollaborate with internal teams to identify potential professional contacts and add them to acquired networks
  • TaskJoin relevant professional associations and actively engage with members to grow acquired networks
  • TaskAttend industry networking events and conferences regularly to expand professional count
  • Key ResultGenerate at least $1 million in revenue from the acquired networks within the quarter
  • TaskDevelop a targeted marketing campaign to increase sales and drive revenue growth
  • TaskImplement cost optimization strategies to maximize profit margins and minimize expenses
  • TaskCollaborate with sales team to identify and pursue high-value opportunities for revenue generation
  • TaskEnhance customer retention and satisfaction through personalized services and proactive communication
  • Key ResultAchieve a retention rate of 80% among the professionals in the acquired networks
  • TaskOffer competitive compensation and benefits packages to attract and retain professionals
  • TaskProvide opportunities for training and upskilling to enhance job satisfaction and retention
  • TaskImplement a mentorship program to support professional growth and development
  • TaskConduct regular feedback sessions to address concerns and improve overall satisfaction
  • Key ResultEnsure a minimum of 10,000 followers on each acquired network
  • TaskImplement targeted advertising campaigns to increase network visibility and attract new followers
  • TaskRegularly analyze and optimize network performance to identify and capitalize on growth opportunities
  • TaskCollaborate with influencers and industry leaders to cross-promote and expand network reach
  • TaskCreate engaging and high-quality content to attract and retain followers

OKRs to scale the team by hiring and onboarding key talent to support business expansion

  • ObjectiveExpand the business by scaling the team with quality personnel
  • Key ResultHire and onboard 3 experienced sales executives
  • Key ResultEnhance team diversity by 20% via targeted recruitment strategy
  • Key ResultReduce time-to-fill open positions by 50% through process improvement
  • Key ResultRecruit and integrate 2 seasoned marketing specialists

OKRs to drive Business Expansion in Saudi Arabia's school sector

  • ObjectiveDrive Business Expansion in Saudi Arabia's school sector
  • Key ResultObtain 10 new client contracts from GCC school sector
  • TaskResearch potential GCC school sector clients
  • TaskDevelop and send proposals to identified schools
  • TaskFollow-up meetings, negotiate, and finalize contracts
  • Key ResultSecure 30 new successful B2B interactions with GCC schools
  • TaskFollow-up with proposals to close on agreements
  • TaskSend tailored partnership proposals to identified schools
  • TaskIdentify 50 GCC schools as potential B2B partners
  • Key ResultIncrease lead generation by 40% through tailored marketing and sales outreach
  • TaskDevelop personalized marketing campaigns targeting potential leads
  • TaskIntensify sales outreach efforts with tailored proposals
  • TaskEnhance data analysis to identify and reach untapped markets

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