Online RACI tool
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Create an online RACI to define each person’s roles and responsibilities
Define who does what with an online RACI matrix
The acronym RACI (Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, and Informed) refers to a simple matrix used to assign roles and responsibilities for each task, step, or decision in a project. With our online RACI software, you can easily map out which roles are involved in each project task. Visually define each role’s level of involvement using intuitive formatting options and other user-friendly tools, so you can finally answer the age-old question, “Who does what?”
A letter for each level of responsibility
Each letter of the acronym RACI represents a level of responsibility for the task, ranging from the person responsible for carrying out the task to the people who simply need to be kept up to date with progress reports. With RACI matrix software, you map out individual tasks, participants, and each participant’s level of responsibility for that task in one central location, so your team can easily understand project responsibilities at a glance.
Define expectations with an online RACI matrix
Building an online RACI matrix will help you create clear expectations regarding each person’s roles and responsibilities throughout your entire project. Our RACI matrix software gives you the tools to create an organized visual overview of each task, so you can avoid team members wasting time on the same task or working out of sync. An online RACI matrix also encourages team-wide accountability, since roles and tasks are clearly defined and available for everyone to track.
Customise and share your RACI matrix online
Easily customise your RACI matrix by changing fill colours, shape borders, and line appearances to make your chart easy to read. Our online RACI tool lets you invite relevant team members to your canvas, so you can access and edit your RACI matrix together in real time. Use @ mentions comments, chat, and other collaborative tools to share feedback and updates. Additionally, you can export your work to apps like G Suite, Confluence, and Slack.
Creating an RACI matrix
Identify the project stakeholders and tasks
Make a list of all the people involved in the project, specifying their names and roles. Next, review the project and break it down into clear tasks and outcomes.
Assign the RACI to each role and task
Work on each task and determine which members of your team will be Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, and Informed. Make sure that each task has a Responsible person and only one Accountable person associated with it.
Get everyone on board before you start
Present and share your RACI matrix online with presentation mode to keep your team aligned on roles and responsibilities.
Keep your online RACI matrix up to date
Update your RACI matrix online at any time, from any device, with our RACI software. Anyone with access to your visual will be able to see the latest version of your RACI matrix.
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