What are OKRs? Are they some sort of improved KPIs? Are OKRs going to solve the problems of my organization?
OKRs were created last century by the company Intel, but it was Google who made the OKR concept famous worldwide. The system OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) has been the key for success for several companies within the last few years. However, for some other organizations, OKRs have been hidden in plain sight. In this talk Almudena Rodriguez Pardo would like to introduce you to some basic concepts related to the Objectives & Key Results. Furthermore, she will disclose the aspects which make OKRs a powerful tool make your company strategy thrive and secure alignment throughout the complete organization.
Finally, she will give you some hints on how to get started in the world of OKRs!
Almudena Rodriguez Pardo, born in Bilbao (Spain), studied computer science at RWTH University Aachen (Germany) and started working for Ericsson in 1995. In the 22 years involved in the telecommunication sector, she achieved a strong technical background as a developer, quality coordinator and technical market support engineer in different organizations within Ericsson. Moreover, Almudena was strongly involved in the Agile transformation and DevOps deployment at Ericsson, and worked as an Agile and DevOps consultant for Ericsson customers.
She is a well-known public speaker with international reputation at Agile and DevOps conferences, where she has been invited to Agile Tour London, Scan Agile Helsinki, Agile Practitioners Tel Aviv, Agile Conference Austria, Agile Serbia Conference, etc… As an acknowledged expert, Almudena participates at the Hustef Budapest, UCAAT Paris and ExoQA Madrid as invited Keynote.
Furthermore, she contributes to the Agile community with publications like InfoQ
Almudena is a partner at the international company Rodriguez Pardo & Assocs, working as Business Agility Consultant and Agile expert supporting organizations worldwide on their way to Agility and DevOps deployment.
Scrumtisch Aachen is very happy to have Almudena as a frequent collaborator and host of this session!