How to Use RACI Matrix Effectively

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How to Use RACI Matrix Effectively

RACI Matrix

Definition: A RACI matrix, also known as Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM), describes the participation by various roles in completing tasks or deliverables for a business process. It is especially useful in clarifying roles and responsibilities in cross-functional processes.

RACI Explained in Brief:

[one_fourth] Responsible (R)

“The Doer”

Person who completes a particular process step or leads team who do it.[/one_fourth][one_fourth] Accountable (A)

“The one who will be ultimately questioned”

The person who will be held accountable at front of top management. He is the one will YES/ NO authority. There should be only one ‘A’ for each function\ task.[/one_fourth][one_fourth] Consulted (C)

“In the loop”

The person whose advice is sought before the final decision. It is two-way communication.[/one_fourth][one_fourth_last] Informed (I)

“Keep in the picture”

Person(s) who are notified once a final decision is made or after implementation takes place. It is one way communication.[/one_fourth_last]

Verify Correctness of RACI Matrix

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