Le 06/07/2020 à 10:36, Federico Leva (Nemo) a écrit :
(I also note that the page references something called "OKR" which was
not previously introduced to this list, as far as I know, including a
specific line which is not found in any public document. Can we link a
definition of what OKR means in the context of WMF, and ideally also
some public document containing the referenced line? I suppose it would
be some kind of annual or quarterly plan or something like that.)
OKR stands for "Objectives and Key Results", it is a management
framework to keep track of objectives and their achievements (=
"outcomes"). So that each department, team, individuals plan ambitious
objectives and resulting outcomes which are assessed at the end of a period.
If I remember properly the concept originates from Intel back in the
1980's and has later being adopted by Google which has let them grow
dramatically. It eventually has spread to the technology scene in the US
(LinkedIn, Uber etc).
The first occurrence for us is probably the 2015 article which stated
OKR was mean to be applied for fiscal year 2015 and onward:
Folks will correct me if needed, but I think the framework got formally
introduced to the whole foundation for fiscal year 2019-2020.
Previously we had annual and quarterly goals which is essentially the
same thing: write down what is planned and commit to do it.
You can read a short introduction by Google at:
Antoine "hashar" Musso