Regular check-ins on progress are heart of the OKR method. Collaborate in real time to troubleshoot blockers, and mitigate risk with proactive check-ins

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Progress consistently with OKR check-ins

Make sense of your progress, establish clear priorities, strengthen accountability among your team, and assign simple executive actions to achieve your OKRs successfully.

Reflect and iterate on OKRs to improve performance

Engage your team to discuss current progress and problem-solve through practice. Regular discussions also enable team members to think again and align well with key business objectives, hence enhancing performance.

Identify and overcome unforeseen challenges

Start meaningful discussions in OKR check-ins to recognize progress barriers and brainstorm solutions. 

Boost the team’s

Offer a platform and encourage people to speak up in team meetings enabling them to be more responsible in their planning and actions. 

Create and execute takeaway actions

Note thoughtful takeaways from OKR check-ins and take decisive actions to move the needle on your OKRs. 

Make the most of OKR check-ins with these tools

Progress updates

Get a transparent view of OKR progress visible to all the stakeholders on the dashboard screen

Confidence level

Know where your teammates need help by talking about their confidence in the goals they own

Progress-building actions

Brainstorm solutions to roadblocks in OKR check-ins, note 'Actions,' and improve performance by executing them


Add check-in notes, handy for everyone to keep track of essential meeting takeaways and your OKR journey


Get a top-level view of progress on OKRs to keep the company's priorities on track

Frequently Asked Questions

How do we run effective check-ins?

  • Stick to a regular schedule for OKR check-ins
  • Update the OKR progress data before entering the check-in
  • Encourage every OKR owner to be accountable for their progress and performance
  • Stay within the agenda - Review OKR progress and optimize performance.
  • Brainstorm to solve progress roadblocks and encourage open communication from everyone.
  • Note down essential action items to move the needle on your KRs

Who should take charge of check-ins in my team?

Usually, the team leads, or managers host the check-ins, but the team members can also take turns conducting check-ins. This will also help them be more accountable and develop leadership qualities.

How often should we conduct OKR check-ins?

You must conduct check-ins regularly, irrespective of the company. The frequency, however, depends on the organization - business needs, strategy, success rate or progress, goals, team size, working mode, communication, etc.

How do I address any challenges I face during a check-in?

  • Identify all the OKR contributors and get their opinions first.
  • Try to identify any OKRs that do not align with the business.
  • Brainstorm possible solutions and encourage open and honest communication.
  • Analyze OKR insights and make better decisions.
  • Assing 'Actions' to relevant team members based on prioritization to tackle the challenges.
  • Check if the team needs more resources or means to achieve their OKRs.

How does JOP's OKR software help with conducting effective check-ins?

  • A centralized platform where you can track and manage your OKRs in real-time.
  • Schedule check-ins and take notes on the platform.
  • Check the team's alignment with OKRs via visual OKR alignment maps.
  • Ensure your team members execute essential tasks by tagging them in 'OKR Actions.'
  • Get the training resources and one live check-in support for conducting effective check-ins.