RAPID Template
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RAPID - [Write A Descriptive Issue Name Here]

Issue definition
  • Write the issue definition here.
Proposed Solution
  • Who?
  • Does what?
  • By when?
  • How will you follow-up?
Decision Type
  • (1 or 2) [1 = Irreversible, highly consequential, 2 = Reversible ]
  • The name or handle of the person who is raising the issue and proposing a solution. This is the author if this document and will be doing 80% of the work.
  • The name or handles of the persons whose input is required & why they are required.
  • The name or handles of those who will be executing the decision & what they will need to do.
  • The name or handles of any others whose input would be valuable.
  • Who makes the decision. For type 1 decisions should be IC leadership. For type 2 decisions it should be the relevant lead.
Team Input/Feedback
Handle Name - FEEDBACK
  • Include a section for each name listed above to provide feedback on the proposed solution.
  • Decider either accepts Recommender’s proposed solution or documents a different accepted solution.
Next Steps & Owners
  • Decider assigns next steps, a timeline and who will execute