New Resource: RASCI Matrix for Building Support for Innovation Projects

Innovation inside a corporation often cuts against the grain of entrenched processes, as it can carry uncomfortable levels of complexity, risk, and uncertainty that the organization is not accustomed to managing. Just as with any other business process, a well-run corporate innovation program requires structure and discipline to consistently produce results.

A RASCI matrix is a tool that can be used to build consistent support for innovation, while mitigating against common failure modes like role ambiguity, when people aren’t sure what exactly they’re supposed to do or want to weigh in more than you’d like.

I built a sample RASCI matrix for a generic “innovation project,” which you can download in Excel form below, to show how typical tasks might be assigned to various roles throughout the life of the project. I’ve color-coded things to show how the color coding works, but your coding will be different.

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