Use this assumption mapping template to align the assumptions your team is working with and re-think the risk factors associated with them.


  1. When mapping all your assumptions, try to focus on a specific project/sector so that you can position your thoughts accordingly. Checking in on your assumptions as a team can highlight gaps in communication and help reduce your overall risk.
  2. Add all of your assumptions about the project at hand to the bank on the side, and try to avoid conversation about them for the time being. They will all be analyzed after this step is complete.
  3. Go through all of the assumptions one by one with your team and add them to the grid according to their risk/certainty factors.