The Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria technique is a must-know skill for any business professional. It analyzes a set of criteria and determines the best possible solution.

According to BABOK, acceptance criteria are used to define the requirements, outcomes, or conditions a solution must fulfill to be considered acceptable to key stakeholders. Evaluation criteria are a set of requirements used to choose between multiple solutions to a particular problem.

Evaluation criteria and acceptance criteria

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