Trade-off sliders

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What is it?

Trade-off sliders help to visually prioritise project or product dimensions.

Why do it?

When everything is equal, it’s hard to focus your attention. When you’re developing a product, you need to understand and prioritise the most important dimensions and then focus your time accordingly.

When to do it?

Run this exercise during early project stages. You might need to rerun it if there are any dramatic changes in the project landscape during development.

How to do it?

The following is a variation on the theme from Radical Project Management by Rob Thomsett.

• Ask business stakeholders to brainstorm a list of important ...

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