Anticipating risk

Common sense

Past experience

Historical data

Tools and aids

Independent assessors

Analogues

Creative thinking


Exercise:

Identify two typical hazards to a software project, and suggest safeguards against each

Try to find safeguards that

Hazard Safeguards
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The human factor

Studies show that people are a major source of risk, and are the least predictable factor

Consider


 
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