The Secret to Easier Prioritization

Sometimes, an item is important not because it’s important to you but because it’s important to someone else—and that relationship is important to you.

People often assume prioritization—whether for a Scrum product backlog or a personal todo list—is an analytical problem best solved with value calculations and spreadsheets. But it turns out that great product people tend to use intuition, gut feel, rather than analysis to prioritize. In this episode, Peter and Richard introduce a set of heuristics gathered from the best product people that you can use to prioritize work quickly and intuitively.

Prioritization Heuristics

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