Technical Debt OKRs

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.

That's why we have created a list of OKRs examples for Technical Debt to help. You can use any of the templates below as a starting point to write your own goals.

Examples of OKRs for Technical Debt

The examples have Technical Debt Objectives and Key Results, but they may also include the tasks that can help you get there.

You'll find 1 OKRs examples for Technical Debt below, and some extra tips to write better quarterly plans at the end.

OKRs to reduce technical debt

  • ObjectiveReduce significantly the technical debt in our platform
  • Key ResultDedicated 20% of our sprint effort to tackling technical debt
  • Key ResultClose 40 issues tagged as technical debt
  • Key ResultBoost application performance by 40% as a result of the debt culling

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How to track your OKRs?

It's important to establish a cadence of check-ins for your Technical Debt OKRs.

Quarterly OKRs should have weekly updates to get all the 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.

OKRs resources

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

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