With the explosion of SAAS, each team has specialised tools to manage their customer feedback, development cycles, leads etc - this silo'ing of work makes it impossible to gain an overview of how teams work contributes to the mission & vision.
Lack of transparency reduces feelings of control, engagement, connectedness - initiative.ly provides an environment which is aligned to your quarterly planning cycle - giving spaces for high level goals., goals, metrics as well as completed, planned initiatives also the progress & status of initiatives currently in play to be socialized by internal owners.
Create a space for each team, area of focus, business unit, geography or however you're set up.
Within each space lives the high level goals, metrics & initiatives for that team, area of focus, business unit etc
With each team, area of focus owner or business unit managing their categories Goals, Metrics & Initiatives - feelings of connecteness, progress & alignment to the mission & vision grow.
Get a sense of where you're at with each goal here. See the Goals for each Category, their latest update(timestamped) also the percentage completion of each Goal's Measures.
See the percentage completion of each Goal also it's latest update. Screenshot this for a powerpoint slide or send in an email update quickly update stakeholders.
Here we have self reported progress of a measure over the course of a quarter. Along with the quantitative update the assignee has left a qualitative text update.
Use this system of record to plan our next quarter, onboard new staff or review our past performance.
Gain a sense of progress, confidence & buy-in that we're moving in the right direction.