When preparing to roll out OKRs in your organization, you need to decide how to structure your strategy. One of the first important things to define is the timeframe of your OKRs.

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About Timeframes and Frequencies

Create or edit an OKR Timeframe

Manage my organization's OKR Timeframes

About Timeframes and Frequencies

OKRs typically work with a combination of frequencies that interact with each other to create a rhythm of continuous and focused progress. You have a high-level goal with a longer horizon (Company OKRs), that can only be accomplished by working toward smaller goals with a shorter horizon (Circle OKRs).

To make it simple:

  • A timeframe is the overall duration of an OKR, built from a series of recurring frequencies.

  • A frequency is a single date range used to set the time in which the goal should be achieved.

  • A start date is the date on which the frequency takes effect.

Tip: Keep timeframes consistent across your organization to ensure all circles are coordinated and aligned. Start simple and grow as you learn!

Create or edit an OKR Timeframe

When creating or editing an OKR on Holaspirit, you can choose its timeframe to match your preferred planning cycle.

To add or edit an OKR's timeframe:

  • Go to the OKR app

  • Click on the Add OKR button to create a new OKR or open the OKR you wish to edit

  • In the Select a timeframe drop-down section, you can add or amend the timeframe of your OKR from the predefined choices available

Manage my organization's OKR Timeframes

Considering every organization follows its own strategy and structure, Administrators can manage the organization's OKR timeframes and create personalized ones so circles can be coordinated and aligned.

👉 More about managing OKR Timeframes as an Admin

See also

Manage OKR timeframes as an Admin

OKR Overview

How to create, edit and delete an OKR?

How to create Company OKR?

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