After we obtain the priority values, we sort the priority column in descending order so that the highest priority items are at the top. As items are added to the product backlog or more information about a story emerges, we’ll need to reassess priority.
By taking this approach, you can better understand the ranges that work for the team and for the stakeholders. It also helps to better ground discussions because it can be difficult to objectively factor in elements such as benefit, penalty, cost, and risk for each feature.
Karl Weigers has written two books that go into more detail on relative weighting: Software Requirements, Second Edition and More About Software Requirements: Thorny Issues and Practical Advice.Karl Weigers states …….