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Allow time for each team member to review the results. This builds shared understanding of different perspectives and options, and can then form the basis of a great discussion to align and close on a decision.

1. Review by person

Before comparing rankings of individual features, it's important to first understand the principles and reasoning behind each person's perspective.

Often the key decision to make is on principles, and specific features naturally follow.
Nathan Penner
Focus on becoming an interactive text surface ー first to benefit readers of a doc, and then for authors.
Lola Tseudonym
Improve the experience of a reader consuming content by making docs delightful and engaging to read.
Polly Rose
Enable rich formatting so authors have more control to communicating meaning well.
Joel Davis
Start by improving on the writing experience ー a great experience for readers is only valuable if we first attract writers.
BlueRock Digital
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Person
NP
Principles
Focus on becoming an
interactive
text surface ー first to benefit readers of a doc, and then for authors.
Stack Rank
Feature
Reasoning
1
Collapsible headings
Changes the structure of docs so readers can choose what level of detail they want to read
2
Section outline
Orients readers to content and helps them navigate
3
Checklists
Makes text actionable, could be used by both readers and authors
4
Drag & drop text
Helps authors fluidly organize their thoughts as they write.
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2. Compare stack ranks

Scan the colors to spot trends: Which items are consistently high or low? Are some polarizing, at the top of some lists but at the bottom or missing from others?
Person
NP
4
LT
4
PR
4
JD
4
BD
1
Feature
Feature
Feature
Feature
Feature
Collapsible headings
Section outline
Checklists
Drag & drop text
Collapsible headings
Font styles
Quote styles
Section outline
Checklists
Collapsible headings
Quote styles
Font styles
Drag & drop text
Word count
Checklists
Collapsible headings
Drag & drop text

3. Review by feature

While starting with principles is important, often specific features stand out ー either as a common priority across most principles, or as something the team feels is important on its own.
Feature
Score
Voters
Average rank
1
Collapsible headings
12
NP
LT
PR
JD
2.0
2
Drag & drop text
9
NP
JD
BD
2.0
3
Checklists
8
NP
PR
JD
2.3
4
Quote styles
4
LT
PR
3.0
5
Section outline
4
NP
LT
3.0
6
Font styles
4
LT
PR
3.0
7
Word count
3
JD
2.0
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The score multiplies the number of voters and average rank, inverted so that higher is better.


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