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Activities

Working with Activities

Activities capture your work toward Key Results. In LeanKit, Activities are tracked using individual cards on your regular LeanKit board.

For more information on how Activities relate to Objectives and Key Results, see Understanding OKRs.

Viewing Activities

You can view Activities on your main LeanKit board by clicking View Board on the OKR Board.

  • Each Key Result displays the number of Activities (or cards) Key Results Icon.png connected to it
  • Open a Key Result and select the Activities tab to see the details of the connected cards

Adding Activities

To add a new activity to your OKR board:

  1. From the desired LeanKit board, click OKR icon.png.
  2. Click the Key Result you want to add an Activity to or click  on the Key Result and select Open.
  3. Select the Activities tab.
  4. Click + Create New Activity.
  5. Enter a title for the activity. This will be the title of the card added to your LeanKit board.
  6. From the Activity Type dropdown, select the card type for the Activity.
  7. Click Save & Close. A card with the information you entered will now be added to your Default Drop Lane.

Connect Existing Activities 

  1. From the desired LeanKit board, click OKR icon.png.
  2. Click the Key Result you want to add an Activity to or click  on the Key Result and select Open.
  3. Select the Activities tab.
  4. Select the Connect Existing Activities search bar.
  5. Use the search bar to find individual Cards or us the Filter by Board dropdown to show all cards on a specific board.
  6. Mark the checkboxes next to each of the Cards you want to add as Activities to this Key Result. 
  7. Click Connect Selected Cards. These cards are now associated with your Key Result.

Managing Activities 

Once a you have added Activities to your Key Results, you can filter your view of connected Cards on the Activities tab.

Click one or more of the Not Started, Started, or Finished filters to display connected Cards based on where they are on your LeanKit board.

Removing Activities from Key Results

To remove an Activity from a Key Result, on the Activities tab, click the  icon next to the activity you want to remove and select Remove Connection. The card will still exist on your LeanKit board, but will no longer be associated with this Key Result.