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Spurs Sports & Entertainment Partners with Betterworks to Implement OKRs

By HR Tech Outlook | Thursday, March 05, 2020

The new partnership with Betterworks will help SS&E roll out OKRs and continuous performance conversations to its staff of more than 400 full-time employees. SS&E is the owner and operator of the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), San Antonio Rampage (AHL), Austin Spurs (NBA G League), San Antonio FC (USL Championship)

FREMONT, CA: Enterprise solution provider for Continuous Performance Management with Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), Betterworks, is set to bring its OKR technology to the South American sports and entertainment giant Spurs Sports & Entertainment (SS&E). SS&E is the owner and operator of the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), San Antonio Rampage (AHL), Austin Spurs (NBA G League), San Antonio FC (USL Championship). The company also controls the day to day operations of the AT&T Center and Toyota Field. The new partnership with Betterworks will help SS&E roll out OKRs and continuous performance conversations to its staff of more than 400 full-time employees.

“All of us at Spurs Sports & Entertainment appreciate the value of pulling together as a team around a common goal, and we selected Betterworks to help us bring OKRs into our organization,” said R.C. Buford, CEO of SS&E. “I’m a big believer in the OKR methodology, and I’m excited to have Betterworks to help us focus our team on top priorities and transform our performance management process.”

Top HR Analytics CompaniesOKRs are a commonly used method to define, align, and measure strategic priorities and success metrics continuously. “Alignment is critical to the success of any modern enterprise, and we’re thrilled to be working with such a forward-looking and dynamic company as SS&E,” said Doug Dennerline, chief executive officer at Betterworks. “It’s an honor to be their partner not only to power their OKRs, but also to help them develop their people with continuous conversations, feedback, and recognition (CFRs).” Betterworks is the leading provider for OKRs with multiple large enterprises using their services to power OKRs.

The company recently launched Calibration and Engage, which allow businesses to tie the measurement of employee engagement more tightly to the delivery of desired business outcomes. Betterworks' OKR is the only technology provider endorsed by John Doerr, bestselling author of Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs. Doerr is a lead investor in Betterworks and a member of the company's board of directors.

See also: Top Sports Technology Solution Companies

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