Add results to goals in Adobe Workfront Goals

Results measure the progress of a goal. Without associating results, activities, or aligned goals to a goal, you cannot activate the 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, projects, or aligned goals.

Add a result 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 page.

  3. Click Progress indicators in the left panel.

  4. Expand the New progress indicator drop-down menu, then click Create result.

    The New result box opens.

  5. Enter a name for the result in the Result name field. This is a required field.

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


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

  7. In the How do you want to measure your result? area, specify the following information:

    • Value type: This indicates how you want to measure the progress on the result. You can measure progress numerically, with a percentage value, or using a currency amount.

      Select a value type from the options listed in the following table:

      Value type Description
      Number Number value
      % Percentage value
      CN¥,DKK,KR,Mex$, R, R$, zł, £ , ¥ , € , ₹, ฿, MYR, ₪, $ Currency values
    • Initial Value: The value that the result has in the beginning, before any progress on it has been recorded.

    • Target Value: The value that the result aims to achieve when it is considered completed.

  8. Click Create result.

    The result displays in the Progress indicators section of the goal page, unde the Result grouping.

    After you activate the goal, the progress of the goal automatically updates when you update the progress of a result. For information about activating a goal, see Activate goals in Adobe Workfront Goals.

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