O'Reilly logo

Designing a Data Warehouse: Supporting Customer Relationship Management by Chris Todman

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

WHAT ASSUMPTIONS AND RISKS SHOULD I INCLUDE?

Every project plan contains assumptions, or it should. We never know everything we need to know at the start of a project, and so we have to make a guess. These guesses we call assumptions. Different projects require different assumptions, as do different customers. The difference between assumptions and risks is not at all clear in the context of a project plan, since we can mitigate a risk by making an assumption. For instance, we might regard as a risk the possibility that our senior solution architect may get killed by a passing truck, so we mitigate this by making the assumption that it won't happen. If you prefer to use a risk register, then this section is still relevant.

Here are some assumptions ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required