How to Use OKRs for Roadmap Prioritization and Planning

Gabriela Araujo

BY: Gabriela Araujo

February 25, 2019 - 1 min read

Updated: January 9, 2023 - 1 min read

When customers are expecting you to deliver high-quality products within no time, it often feels overwhelming. Learn how to apply OKRs!

Roadmap Prioritization and Planning

Follow these steps and you’ll be on your way to start rocking roadmaps:

1. The Problem: What to Build?

2. Unprioritized List of Features

If you dont know where you are going, you might not get there — Yogi Berra 

3. OKRs Methodology

  • Long term. Shouldn’t change month to month.

  • Up to 3 objectives for each PM.

  • Up to 5 objectives for a PM team.

  • SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timely.

  • 3- 5 Key Results per Objective.

4. Advantages of Using OKRs

5. Sample OKRs

    1. Increase monthly active enterprise customers by 3X in the next 3 months.

    2. Increase monthly active users by 2X in the next 3 months.

    1. Reduce app crashes by 2X in the next 3 months.

    2. Reduce support tickets by 3X in the next 3 months.

    3. Improving availability to 99% in next 3 months.

6. Create a Prioritized List of Features

7. Communicate!

Key Takeaways

How do you prioritize as a Product Manager? Share your tips with us!

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