OKR levels allow you to track connected OKRs across organizational structures. Typically, OKRs have an enterprise or corporate level at the top and team-level OKRs at the bottom with various levels in between. Having multi-leveled OKRs allows for bi-directional goal alignment.
By default, there are four levels:
- Value Stream
The number of Child Objectives is indicated in the bottom-left of the Parent Objective card on your OKR board.
Viewing OKR Levels
To determine what levels are displayed, click the Show OKR Levels dropdown which will indicate the number of levels displayed or the name of the Primary Level. Here you can click the levels to show or hide them. The Primary Level cannot be hidden.
Setting the Primary Level for a Board
The primary level of the board is the level you are most interested in. This level will always be displayed and will be the default level for any new objectives.
To change the Primary Level:
Determining OKR Levels on a Board
Administrators can determine which levels are available when creating Objectives on an OKR board.
Changing OKR Level Names
Administrators can modify the name and number of levels available on the OKR Settings tab of Account Settings. The order of these levels reflect their order in the OKR hierarchy. When Objectives are connected, any higher-level objective can be selected as a Parent Objective and any lower-level objective can be selected as a Child Objective.