How to Successfully Prioritize Requirements

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Effectively prioritizing requirements is critical in order to make the best use of your stakeholders’ time and organization’s resources. However, there isn’t a one size fits all approach to prioritization. To successfully prioritize requirements, a business analyst has to take many things into consideration and also realize that prioritization can change.

We put our experts’ heads together to compile a list of analysis techniques and ranking mechanisms that they’ve used to successfully prioritize requirements and provide value on their projects. Use one of these the next time you encounter a prioritization conflict.

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