In Responsive Portfolio, linear prioritization and allocation are both used to aid product decisions. Allocation provides a portfolio level of guideline, and prioritization scores help to evaluate ideas within the same strategic pillar, especially when there are resource conflicts.
Dragonboat supports several common prioritization frameworks.
- RICE: Reach Impact, Confidence, Effort
- MoAR: Metric over Available Resources
- SUFC: Strategic Benefits, Urgency, Frequency, Cost.
- Custom fields e.g. ROI
RICE model - a simple prioritization model adopted by many product teams, e.g at Intercom
You may enter the values for Reach, Impact, Confidence, and Effort in the Idea popup (Estimate tab), or in the Idea List (score view).
The RICE score is calculated as (Reach x Impact x Confidence)/ Effort
While each team may define the value by their own needs. The key is to be consistent across the portfolio (or against goals)
Reach - teams may use the absolute value of x number of customers, or use a % score ranges 1 to 100 (%) We recommend using 1-100 total use base
Impact could be 0-3 (low, medium, high)
Confidence score 1 to 100 (%) is about the assumptions of the idea that will deliver to the reach and impact
Effort usually maps to your T-shirt size or SWAG. The effort value is shared for MoAR calculation as well.
Reach = 10, Impact = 5, Confidence = 50, and effort = 5.
The RICE score is 5
(10 * 5 * 50%)/ 5 = 5
Provide RICE input on the Idea Edit screen (estimate tab), Idea List (Score View)
MoAR - a unique prioritization method in Responsive PPM, replacing the traditional ROI. See more details here. The key value of MoAR is it normalizes the prioritization framework across multiple teams and roadmaps while remains dynamic to the business needs at the time.
MoAR = Benefit / Resource Need
Benefit as a relative score towards your organization's strategic drivers/objectives. Each idea is already mapped to an objective. The Benefit score normalizes all ideas mapped to the same objective.
The Staffing cost is determined by the sum of Estimates and Cost per staff week for the team.
You may determine the cost per staff week on the Team setting page.
SUFC: Strategic Benefits, Urgency, Frequency, Cost.
Originated from Eisenhower Important vs. Urgent matrix.
Total Score = Strategic Benefits + Urgency + Frequency - Costs
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