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Impact / Difficulty Matrix Template

Impact / Difficulty Matrix Template

Impact/Difficulty Matrix


An impact/difficulty, or prioritization matrix, is used to compare choices and help a team with decision making based on the impact and difficulty of implementing an idea. The tool ranks choices using an informed, non-biased and consensus driven process.

Use When:

  • Determining which ideas to implement,
  • Prioritizing tasks based on what will help achieve a team's goals.
  • Narrowing the number of ideas is necessary.


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