Prioritisation

By Progression

The ability to prioritise tasks appropriately.

Level 1

Is able to understand the importance of prioritisation

  • Task prioritisation: You can plan work tasks with help from team members and manager. You deliver based on the agreed priority of works tasks.

  • Work breakdown: You understand the importance of rightsizing tasks for incremental delivery plus continuous integration.

Level 2

Consistently prioritises tasks and acts accordingly

  • Task prioritisation: You act according to task prioritisation whilst noting task dependencies

  • Work breakdown: In advance of starting, you ensure that tasks are appropriately sized for incremental delivery and continuous integration, with some help from team members and your manager

Level 3

Leads on task prioritisation at a team level helping team members where required

  • Task prioritisation: You ensure tasks are prioritised correctly, and that dependencies are noted and well understood by the team, including at the epic level. You foster a culture of priority setting and highlight the importance of alignment with organizational strategy

  • Work breakdown: You review projects critically, ensuring they are appropriately delineated and understood by the team

Level 4

Leads on task breakdown and prioritisation across teams

  • Task prioritisation: You ensures cross-team dependencies are understood by all relevant stakeholders. You foster a culture of priority setting across teams and highlight the importance of alignment with organizational strategy

  • Work breakdown: You critically review work across multiple teams, ensuring it is appropriately broken down, and well understood

Level 5

Leads on task breakdown and prioritisation across the organization

  • Task prioritisation: You identify cross-organization dependencies and work with individual teams to resolve them. You lead on creating preventative measures to mitigate repeat occurrences. You foster a culture of priority setting across the organization driving the importance of alignment with organizational strategy

  • Work breakdown: You critically review work across the organization, ensuring it is appropriately broken down.

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