MoSCoW Priorization

gather and prioritze requirements with stakeholders

MoSCoW Priorization

What is MoSCoW Priorization?

MoSCoW Priorization is a method to gather and prioritize requirements together with stakeholders. The name is an acronym that stands for must have, should have, could have, won't have_._


How does MoSCoW Priorization work?


What is a good example for MoSCoW Priorization?

MoSCoW originated in the software development world. Hence a good example is to gather requirements for a new product release. In that case, the MoSCoW method helps developers, product managers, and stakeholders to align on what they want to build and see in the product.

Below you see an example of what the MoSCoW template might look like at the end.


Who invented MoSCoW Priorization?


MoSCoW Priorization Template Download

MoSCoW Priorization Miro Template

  1. Click the button below, to open the MoSCoW Priorization Miro Template
  2. In Miro click on the name of the board in the upper-left corner, to see the board info card
  3. Click on the Duplicate button in the info card to add the template into your own account.
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MoSCoW Priorization Mural Template

  1. Click the button below, to open the MoSCoW Priorization Mural Template
  2. In the new tab click on Create mural from template to create a new Mural board with the template in your account

Tip: You can also click "Save for later" to save the template into your account and use it in the future.

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MoSCoW Priorization PDF Template

To download the MoSCoW Priorization PDF Template, simply click the button below.

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Questions & Answers

How can I edit the MoSCoW Priorization template?
Duplicate either the Miro or Mural MoSCoW Priorization template. All you need for that is a free account on one of the platforms. From there you can fully edit and adapt the template content and colors to your own needs.
Can I share the MoSCoW Priorization template with others?
Yes, absolutly! Feel free to share this template with your team, colleagues or organisation. The best way to do this, is to send them a direct link to the template.
Is it possible to print the MoSCoW Priorization template?
Yes, you can print the MoSCoW Priorization template. To do so, simply download the PDF version of this template. The PDF version is in A4 format, vector-based and can be printed in high-quality on large size. The best paper size for printing is A1, because it's still portable but gives you enough space to work on.
Do I need a payed Miro or MURAL account to use the MoSCoW Priorization template?
No, a payed Miro or Mural account won't be necessary to use this template, because you can always use the free plan for both tools. Or if you exceed the limits of the free plan, you can always download this template as a PDF.
What is the license for this template?
This template is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0. In short that means, you are free to download, copy and share the template. But while doing so, you must give appropriate credit and provide a link to the MoSCoW Priorization template website.