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*

For the new plan and license structure:

  • An Ultimate plan
  • Or An additional license for Adobe Workfront Goals for the Prime or Select Adobe Workfront plans.

For the current plan and license structure:

  • A Pro or higher
  • An Adobe Workfront Goals license in addition to a Workfront license.
Adobe Workfront license*

New license: Contributor or higher


Current license: Request or higher

For more information, see Adobe Workfront licenses overview.


New product requirement, one of the following:

  • A Select or Prime Adobe Workfront plan and an additional Adobe Workfront Goals license.
  • An Ultimate Workfront plan which includes Workfront Goals by default.


Current product requirement: A Workfront plan and an additional license for Adobe Workfront Goals.

For information, see Requirements to use Workfront Goals.

Access level
Edit access to Goals
Object permissions

View or higher permissions to the goal to view it

Manage permissions to the goal to edit it

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

Layout template
All users, including Workfront administrators, must be assigned a layout template that includes the Goals area in the Main Menu.

*For more information, see Access requirements in Workfront documentation.


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.

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    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:

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      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.