In this article, DIS’s Chris Lyons examines how the objective and key results (OKR) management method can achieve organization-wide commitment, alignment of effort, and data-driven results that create outstanding outcomes from teams and faster achievement of strategic priorities.
The OKR approach moves goal setting away from measuring output of an organization’s own work and processes – and focuses on achieving outcomes that show the customer is receiving value.
In his current role as director of enterprise optimization, Chris works with government agencies to improve program effectiveness and realize business case value from the investments made.
Chris has provided strategic IT planning, business process improvement, program management, and IT capital investment expertise to numerous Federal government agencies. His experience spans strategic planning, organizational design, and business case development to organizational change management and managerial and individual capacity building. He has effectively used analytical techniques to quantify and mitigate program schedule and cost risk. You can learn more about Chris here.