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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


Impact/Difficulty Matrix Template Instructions