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And finally...

Name some ways of mitigating risk

Your company bases its decisions purely on financial considerations. How might you bring risk into the equation?

How do we evaluate the risk of an action?

What might over-ride mathematical / statistical calculations of risk exposure?


Boehm BW, 1991, "Software risk management: principles and practices", IEEE Software, January 1991
Carter B, Hancock A, Jean-Marc M & Robins N, 1995, "Introducing RISKMAN methodology", NCC Blackwell
Classe A, 1994, "Hazard warning", Computer Weekly, 17 November 1994
Down A, Coleman M & Absolon P, 1994, "Risk management for software projects", McGraw-Hill (Library 005.1068/DOW)
Leveson NG, 1991, "Software safety", Communications of the ACM, February 1991
Moules J, 1996, "UK tops project failure league", Computing, 8 February 1996
Ward M, 1995, "Risk system comes too late to prevent Baring's collapse", Computing, 2 March 1995
Warren E, 1996, "Tales of the unexpected", Computing, 8 February 1996

See also: Risk Management Summary held at ProjectNet.
Carnegie Mellon University have an introduction and some Frequently Asked Questions.
Decision Trees explained by Mind Tools.
A discussion of socially perceived risk in the Risk Digest.
A tutorial at Group 6's project web site on Estimation and Forecasting.

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