Risk Management Resources

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Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Risk issues that can be identified early in the program, which will potentially impact the program later, termed Known Unknowns and can be alleviated with good risk management. Risk Management Papers. “A

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

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This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects.

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Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

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Research clearly shows the root causes of most software projects cost and schedule overruns and technical shortfalls comes from poor risk management. Now To Risk Management. Risk is the effect of uncertainty of objectives. occurrence, or recurrence of the cause of the risk.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

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Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management. Project Governance. Event-Based Scheduling , 10 November 2006. Agile Software Development for Government Software Intensive System of Systems (SISoS) , Boulder Agile Meetup, 27 July 2016. Risk Management.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

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Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management Briefings and Presentations. Risk Management (#RM). Governance (#Governance). Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management. Risk Management . What is Risk? Governance.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

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The risk is created when we have not accounted for this natural variances in our management plan for the project. Dealing with Aleatory (irreducible) uncertainty and the resulting risk requires we have margin. An aleatory risk is expressed as a relation to a value. Embrace Risk!

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq

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Aleatory and Epistemic uncertainties, which create the risk to the success of the project. Other uncertainties that create risk include: Unrealistic performance expectation with missing Measures of Effectiveness and Measures of Performance. This is the basis of a risk tolerant plan.

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq (Updated)

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Aleatory and Epistemic uncertainties, which create the risk to the success of the project. Other uncertainties that create risk include: Unrealistic performance expectation with missing Measures of Effectiveness and Measures of Performance.

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Trois

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Aleatory and Epistemic uncertainties, which create the risk to the success of the project. Other uncertainties that create risk include: Unrealistic performance expectation with missing Measures of Effectiveness and Measures of Performance. This is the basis of a risk tolerant plan.

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Reading List for the Cone of Uncertainty

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Schedule Estimation and Uncertainty Surrounding the Cone of Uncertainty," Todd Little, IEEE Software , May/June 2006. IT Risk Management. NoEstimates Estimating Governance Management Performance-Based Project Management® Principles Project Management Root Cause Analysis

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

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We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . What is the Value at Risk for your Project?

DDSTOP The Saga Continues

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We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . Irreducible Schedule Risk. Irreducible Cost Risk.

DDSTOP The Saga Continues

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We were on of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . Irreducible Schedule Risk. Irreducible Cost Risk.

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The Trouble with Charts

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Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths & Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-Based Management , Jeffrey Pfeffer and Rober Sutton, Harvard Business School Press, 2006. The Flaw of Averages : Why We Underestimate Risk in the Face of Uncertainty , Sam L.

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Project Managers Moving from Public to Private Sectors

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They are risk averse. I joined the organisation in July 2006 on the XXX Programme reporting to the Programme Manager who in turn reported to the Director of Resources as the programme sponsor.

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Project Management, Performance Measures, and Statistical Decision Making

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What reducible uncertainties and the resulting risks were Not handled? Schedule Estimation and Uncertainty Surrounding the Cone of Uncertainty, Todd Little, IEEE Software , May/June 2006. USAF Cost Risk Uncertainty Handbook.

Software Estimating Resources

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179, 2006. Monte Carlo Schedule Risk Analysis,” Intaver Institute, Inc. Software Development Projects in Government Performance, Practices and Predictions,” International Software Benching Marking Standards Group, January 2004. “A 123, 2006. “A 2006. “A

Estimating is a Learned Skill

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Software effort estimation terminology: The tower of Babel,” Stein Grimstad, Magne Jørgensen, Kjetil Moløkken-Østvold, Information and Software Technology 48 (2006) 302–310. Software effort estimation terminology: The tower of Babel,” Stein Grimstad, Magne Jørgensen, Kjetil Moløkken-Østvold, Information and Software Technology , 48 (2006) 302–310. “A Agile Estimating and Planning , Mike Cohn, Prentice Hall, 2006. ” Haugen, Proceedings of AGILE 2006 Conference (AGILE’06). “A

Time for Action – Off-Payroll Working April 2020 is Coming!

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are still hanging onto the hope that the Government will back down and see the error of their ways, thus leaving the private sector to its hands off “not my responsibility guv!”

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