Risks of Scenario Voting

Scenario voting comes with four main risks:

  • Results are subject to the makeup of the voting population.

  • Results provide only a summary view of user opinions.

  • Incomplete scenario selection can skew results.

  • Poorly authored scenarios can skew results.

Results Are Subject to the Makeup of the Voting Population

The biggest risk of scenario voting is reacting to the views of a voting population with unknown demographics. A decision maker taking action on data without understanding the makeup of the voting population is making decisions based on inaccurate information. It is therefore important to qualify the voters prior to allowing them to vote and certainly before using the voting results. This qualification, in many cases, ...

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