Self-organizing development at Springest with Holacracy and OKRs


At Springest, the leading marketplace for Learning, we do OKR-driven development. We've worked the Objectives & Key Results framework seamlessly into Holacracy. Holacracy is the self-management practice for running purpose-driven companies, on which we have been scaling for over 5 years. I show how Springest's purpose –"Helping people reach their full potential through learning"– trickles down to the Product Development circle, how it helps us adapt strategy, and how it perpetually forces us developers and product owners to think about the "why?" and the "why now?" of any project we undertake.

Language: English

Level: Non technical / For everyone

Rik Matena

Product Owner - Springest

- Master "Chemistry and Physics" from Utrecht University. - Worked as content editor for 2 years for Softonic in Barcelona, in 2010-2011. - Came to Springest in Amsterdam in 2012, have been working there for 6 years now. - Product Owner and "lead link" of the Product "circle" (using the vocabulary of Holacracy, the self-management practice for running purpose-driven, responsive companies)

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