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Practical Project Risk Management, 2nd Edition by David Hillson

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CHAPTER 6

Understand the Exposure (Assessment)

The output from the Identification part of the First Risk Assessment is a list of properly described risks, which can be quite long, especially as an organization becomes good at risk identification. It is easy to identify 50 to 100 risks on a project, and perhaps considerably more on some “risky” projects. (Of course, it is also possible to identify too many risks, i.e., risks at too low a level or that are too detailed to be managed effectively. One project known to the authors had more than 4,000 identified risks!) Clearly an organization cannot actively respond to all identified risks at the same ...

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