## Idea Evaluation example

This is an example Idea Evaluation survey. This survey includes questions like:

**What is the issue or problem being addressed? (Please elaborate on the importance of the issue or problem and what will likely occur if not dealt with effectively)**
**What is the idea you would like to present?**
**What is the benefit of the idea's implementation?**

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1) What is the issue or problem being addressed? (Please elaborate on the importance of the issue or problem and what will likely occur if not dealt with effectively)

2) What is the idea you would like to present?

3) What is the benefit of the idea's implementation?

4) What are the possible downsides of the idea or its implementation?

5) What is the probability that the idea will fix the problem or produce the desired result?

6) What is the expected monetary cost for implementation of this idea?

7) What is the expected personnel cost for implementation of this idea?

8) What is the expected cost of other resources for implementation of this idea?

9) What is the expected monetary cost for maintenance of this idea?

10) What is the expected personnel cost for maintenance of this idea?

11) What is the expected cost of additional resources for maintenance of this idea?

12) What is the anticipated timeframe?

13) What, if any, are the possible risks involved?

14) Taking into account the urgency of the problem, are the benefits worth the anticipated costs and risks, and why?