11 customisable OKR examples for Tech Lead Team

What are Tech Lead Team 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 Tech Lead Team. Take a look at the templates below for inspiration and guidance.

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

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Our customisable Tech Lead Team OKRs examples

You will find in the next section many different Tech Lead Team 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!

1OKRs to complete online course to enhance tech lead skills

  • ObjectiveComplete online course to enhance tech lead skills
  • Key ResultReceive positive feedback on improved tech lead capabilities from 4 team members
  • TaskEnhance tech lead skills through workshops and training
  • TaskRequest feedback from team members
  • TaskImplement gained knowledge in ongoing projects
  • Key ResultApply learned strategies in 3 real-world projects or challenges
  • TaskIdentify 3 current projects or challenges to apply learned strategies
  • TaskImplement learned strategies into each identified project
  • TaskAssess the effectiveness of applied strategies in each project
  • Key ResultSuccessfully finish all course modules with at least 85% score by week 8
  • TaskRegularly review and practice to reinforce knowledge
  • TaskDesign a study schedule that covers all course modules
  • TaskAllocate at least 20 hours per week for focused studying

2OKRs to enhance capabilities of tech leadership

  • ObjectiveEnhance capabilities of tech leadership
  • Key ResultIncrease retention rate of tech leaders by 20%
  • TaskImplement competitive salary packages and attractive benefits for tech leaders
  • TaskDevelop a comprehensive professional development and training programs
  • TaskFoster an inclusive, engaging, and innovative work culture
  • Key ResultAchieve 100% participation in coaching sessions across all tech leadership teams
  • TaskFollow up regularly ensuring attendance and addressing concerns
  • TaskSchedule regular, convenient times for all tech leadership teams
  • TaskCommunicate importance and objectives of coaching sessions to tech leaders
  • Key ResultIntroduce three advanced training programs for leadership in new technologies
  • TaskIdentify necessary skills for leadership in new technologies
  • TaskImplement and promote these training programs
  • TaskDesign advanced training programs focusing on these skills

3OKRs to improve efficiency in client and team management

  • ObjectiveImprove efficiency in client and team management
  • Key ResultIncrease client satisfaction by 10% as evidenced by quarterly survey responses
  • TaskImplement regular client follow-ups to address potential issues
  • TaskEvaluate and streamline communication processes for client efficiency
  • TaskProvide staff with customer service training to improve interactions
  • Key ResultEnhance team output by 15% through implementation of structured weekly check-ins
  • TaskTrain team on effective check-in strategies
  • TaskMonitor and measure output increase weekly
  • TaskEstablish a weekly check-ins system for the team
  • Key ResultAchieve a 20% decrease in resolution time for client-reported software issues
  • TaskProvide ongoing technical training for the customer service team
  • TaskEstablish a priority-based resolution system
  • TaskImplement more efficient issue-tracking software

4OKRs to enhance tech lead abilities by utilizing online learning and practical application

  • ObjectiveEnhance tech lead abilities by utilizing online learning and practical application
  • Key ResultImplement learned techniques in five real-life projects, increasing efficiency by 20%
  • TaskIdentify five real-life projects that need improvement
  • TaskMonitor and measure efficiency increase by 20%
  • TaskApply learned techniques to these chosen projects
  • Key ResultComplete six pieces of an online leadership in tech course
  • TaskDiligently study the course material
  • TaskRegister for the online leadership in tech course
  • TaskFinish all six components of the course
  • Key ResultObtain a 90% or higher score in all applied tech leadership quizzes and exams
  • TaskSchedule daily study hours dedicated to applied tech leadership
  • TaskJoin study groups for comprehensive review discussions
  • TaskRegularly practice with past quizzes and exams

5OKRs to launch a functional business intelligence platform

  • ObjectiveLaunch a functional business intelligence platform
  • Key ResultDevelop a prototype with minimum viable features in 6 weeks
  • TaskIdentify and outline key minimum viable features
  • TaskAllocate tasks among team members
  • TaskStart rapid prototyping and iterative testing
  • Key ResultDefine and finalize technical specifications within 3 weeks
  • TaskReview, adjust, and approve final technical specifications
  • TaskPrepare draft of detailed technical specifications
  • TaskIdentify necessary technical aspects and requirements
  • Key ResultGain initial user feedback by conducting testing with 20 people
  • TaskIdentify 20 people willing to participate in product testing
  • TaskPrepare and administer a feedback questionnaire post-testing
  • TaskAnalyze and report the feedback gathered from participants

6OKRs to drive company transformation through HR technology and leadership model redesign

  • ObjectiveDrive company transformation through HR technology and leadership model redesign
  • Key ResultTrain 95% of staff on the new HR tech systems by end of quarter
  • TaskSchedule HR tech systems training sessions for all staff members
  • TaskProvide additional training for those who missed initial sessions
  • TaskMonitor and record participation in training sessions
  • Key ResultDeploy new HR technology systems to 100% of departments
  • TaskSelect and procure new HR technology systems
  • TaskImplement and test new systems across all departments
  • TaskIdentify current HR technology systems in all departments
  • Key ResultDesign and implement a new leadership model in at least 3 departments
  • TaskIdentify key qualities for the new leadership model
  • TaskMonitor and evaluate implemented changes
  • TaskTrain department heads in this model

7OKRs to elevate my technical execution proficiency

  • ObjectiveElevate my technical execution proficiency
  • Key ResultComplete at least 4 industry relevant certification courses
  • Key ResultDeliver 3 complex projects using learned technical skills without major issues
  • TaskMonitor progress closely, solving issues promptly
  • TaskAllocate resources and teams for each complex project efficiently
  • TaskEstablish a comprehensive project timeline and checkpoints
  • Key ResultGet positive feedback on improved technical skills from 5 different team members
  • TaskActively utilize improved skills in team projects
  • TaskRequest feedback from team members
  • TaskEnhance technical skills through training or self-learning

8OKRs to increase revenue from commercial transactions legal services

  • ObjectiveIncrease revenue from commercial transactions legal services
  • Key ResultImprove client satisfaction rating to 95% through enhanced customer service practices
  • TaskDevelop and implement a personalized customer engagement strategy to increase overall satisfaction
  • TaskConduct quarterly customer satisfaction surveys to gather feedback and identify areas for improvement
  • TaskStreamline internal processes to reduce response time and enhance efficiency in resolving customer issues
  • TaskImplement comprehensive customer service training program for all staff members
  • Key ResultDecrease client churn rate by 20% through proactive relationship management and personalized offerings
  • TaskProvide exceptional customer service to cultivate strong relationships and exceed client expectations
  • TaskAnalyze client data to identify patterns and preferences, and tailor offerings accordingly
  • TaskImplement regular check-ins with clients to gather feedback and address any concerns promptly
  • TaskDevelop a loyalty program to incentivize long-term commitment and reward client loyalty
  • Key ResultAchieve a 15% increase in average transaction value through effective upselling techniques
  • TaskDevelop a targeted upselling campaign to highlight high-value products or services
  • TaskTrain sales team on effective upselling techniques and strategies
  • TaskImplement personalized recommendations and cross-selling opportunities throughout the buying process
  • TaskAnalyze and optimize pricing strategies to encourage customers to upgrade or add-ons
  • Key ResultIncrease new client acquisition by 10% through targeted marketing campaigns
  • TaskDevelop compelling marketing campaigns that resonate with the identified target audience
  • TaskUse social media platforms to promote targeted marketing campaigns and reach new clients
  • TaskMeasure and analyze the effectiveness of marketing campaigns to make data-driven improvements
  • TaskConduct market research to identify target audience and their preferences

9OKRs to enhance innovation and synergy within startup house ecosystem

  • ObjectiveEnhance innovation and synergy within startup house ecosystem
  • Key ResultAchieve 25% increase in constructive feedback exchanges among members
  • TaskOffer training on how to give constructive feedback
  • TaskEncourage open communication and active listening
  • TaskImplement regular, structured team feedback sessions
  • Key ResultInitiate three cross-departmental projects to enhance collaborative efforts
  • TaskOrganize a meeting with department leads to discuss plans
  • TaskAssign project teams and set clear communication channels
  • TaskIdentify potential projects requiring cross-departmental collaboration
  • Key ResultImplement two new innovative systems or processes for startups to utilize
  • TaskProvide comprehensive training and support for startup utilization
  • TaskResearch cutting-edge technologies suitable for startup business operations
  • TaskDesign and develop two innovative systems or processes

10OKRs to become a proficient Front End technical lead

  • ObjectiveBecome a proficient Front End technical lead
  • Key ResultMentor 2 junior Front End developers in a project
  • TaskConduct biweekly skill-enhancing workshops on front end techniques
  • TaskAssign specific project tasks to assess and monitor progress
  • TaskSchedule weekly code reviews for individual feedback and guidance
  • Key ResultDevelop and launch 5 interactive websites using Front End technologies
  • TaskTest, adjust, and launch each interactive website
  • TaskCreate detailed design and functionality plan for 5 interactive websites
  • TaskDevelop front-end code using desired technologies
  • Key ResultComplete 3 advanced Front End development online courses
  • TaskResearch and select 3 advanced Front End development online courses
  • TaskEnroll in the selected online courses
  • TaskRegularly attend classes and complete assignments on time

11OKRs to minimize customer fraud risk exposure

  • ObjectiveMinimize customer fraud risk exposure
  • Key ResultTrain 90% staff on anti-fraud techniques and identification
  • TaskIdentify relevant anti-fraud training programs or courses
  • TaskOrganize and schedule mandatory training sessions for staff
  • TaskMonitor and document staff participation and comprehension
  • Key ResultDecrease successful fraud cases by 30% through improved system security
  • TaskEducate employees on recognizing potential fraud
  • TaskRegularly update and patch security software
  • TaskImplement advanced fraud detection software systems
  • Key ResultImplement new risk-assessment tool improving detection by 20%
  • TaskResearch and select a new risk-assessment tool
  • TaskMonitor and evaluate tool’s effectiveness
  • TaskTrain team on how to use new tool

Tech Lead Team OKR best practices to boost success

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 weekly OKR 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 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.

How to turn your Tech Lead Team OKRs in a strategy map

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.

More Tech Lead Team 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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