Weekly Team Status Report Template
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Teams use the weekly status report template to stay on task and on target. The weekly status report outlines all work done during the previous week, lays out what is on the schedule for the current week and describes how activities contribute to the completion of a task or a project, or how each one brings the team closer to achieving their target goals.
- Establish an efficient communication path to maintain visibility in your team’s activities and tasks.
- Increase productivity, improve employee engagement, and foster faster processes.
- Ensure stakeholders have all the information needed for decision-making.
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What should be included in a status report?
The weekly team status report provides managers and executive staff with a clear and accurate picture of the performance in a company related to specific a job, project or goal.
- An overview explaining where your team, department, company stands for this week. Focus on 1-3 main goals with measurable KPIs.
- Items and tasks completed last week. Focus on specific OKRs that you can report on overtime.
- Action items and tasks in-progress this week. What is the main goal for the week?
- Items and tasks assigned for next week.
- Outstanding notes, questions or comments.
How do you write a weekly status report?
Weekly team status reports are written to inform managers, executives and stakeholders of your team’s progress in relation to the specific project and business goals and objectives. Put yourself in your manager’s position and consider: What do they want to see in this report? How will the report help in assessing if my team is on track to meet milestones and deadlines?
Here are a few tips for presenting important information in your weekly status reports:
- Open by summarizing your team’s OKRs , and how much confidence you have that you are going to hit goals this month, quarter, year.
- If tasks and items weren’t completed as expected last week, explain why.
- List tasks and items in order of priority.
- Mention any risks and roadblocks.
- Ask outstanding questions, give kudos to your team and share additional notes related to OKRs.
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The weekly status report outlines all work done during the previous week, lays out what is on the schedule for this week and describes how these activities contributed to the completion of a task or a project, or how each one brings the team closer to the achievement of their target goals.
You should include any and all details about task and projects completed in the previous week, what’s planned for the current week and next and if their are any roadblocks in the way of your team completing these tasks and projects.
The living weekly status report template allows you to instantly sync with your team, different departments and management. You can add collaborators to work in real-time. And you can share the customizable link to keep colleagues up-to-date on your progress.
Yes! You can invite as many people as you’d like to collaborate on your reports. As a platform, Xtensio helps improve the way your team works.
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