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Value versus Effort matrix

Overview

The value versus effort matrix helps teams to visualise and communicate ideas or priorities by mapping them over two axis on scales of High to Low. [KS – Axis or axes?]

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The tool

This tool relies on quadrants for visualisation.

A value versus effort matrix.

Why use it

When to use it

How to use it

  1. Take the most popular ideas for solutions to your problem.

  2. Plot and prioritise them using the matrix.

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