Category: External Risk

Jul 28

Risky Business

Here’s a great white paper on project risk assessment in the context of corporate risk appetite. http://www.projectperfect.com.au/white-paper-a-different-view-of-project-risk.php?b3note=riskmat Unfortunately it doesn’t extend onto management of project risks. The Office Of Government Commerce also has some really useful risk potential assessment tools and techniques . They even have the spreadsheets set up to save you the math! …

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Jul 27

Labour Saving Devices

Very occasionally an IT project will be producing something totally new and innovative which hasn’t existed before. But the vast majority of IT change is all about improving business efficiency. The business case for the projects will have the costs of the projects which are offset by the benefits of reducing costs – most of …

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Jun 30

Risks out of control

In any project some of the projects costs and benefits are out of your control. Not through any fault of the project. It’s just the way it is.In any business case there will be a number of macroeconomic and other external factors in play, and with the market discontinuity in the last year these have …

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