Add activities to goals in Adobe Workfront Goals

Activities measure the progress of a goal. Without associating results, activities, projects, or aligned goals, you cannot activate a goal and you cannot record progress on it.

Access requirements

You must have the following:

Adobe Workfront plan*

Pro or higher

Adobe Workfront license*

Request or higher

For more information, see Adobe Workfront licenses overview.


You must purchase an additional license for the Adobe Workfront Goals to access functionality described in this article.

For information, see Requirements to use Workfront Goals.

Access level configurations*

Edit access to Goals


If you still don't have access, ask your Workfront administrator if they set additional restrictions in your access level. For information on how a Workfront administrator can change your access level, see:

Object permissions

Manage permissions to the goal

For information about sharing goals, see Share a goal in Workfront Goals.

*To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.


You must have the following before you can start:


A goal cannot have more than a total of 1000 activities, results, or aligned goals.

For more information about activities, see Get started with results and activities in Adobe Workfront Goals.

Add an activity to a goal

  1. Click the Main Menu , then Goals.

  2. From the Goal List, click the name of a goal to open the goal’s page.

  3. Click Progress indicators in the left panel.

  4. From the New progress indicator drop-down menu, click Create activity.

    The New activity box opens.

  5. Enter a name for the activity in the Activity name field. This is a required field.

  6. (Optional) Remove your name from the Activity owner field if you want to assign the activity to another user. By default, you are the owner of an activity you create.


    You cannot assign a team, group, or the company as an activity owner.

  7. Click Create activity to save it and add it to the selected goal.

    The activity displays in the Progress indicators section of the goal page, under the Activity grouping.

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