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Value vs. effort prioritization

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Use this view to prioritize your initiatives, ideas, and features by rating your items based on impact, revenue, and team effort.

What is value vs. effort prioritization?

Value vs. effort is a model utilized to prioritize features and build an effective roadmap, as part of a lean methodology.

The framework asks teams to assign each feature with a value (e.g. revenue potential) and a measure of effort (e.g. hours to build). From this, teams can quickly see which features are high value and low effort — priority — or low value, high effort — worth dropping entirely?


Use case

Product management


Product managers, executives, team leaders

Value (Y) criteria

Impact, revenue

Cost (X) criteria

Team effort
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