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Virtual Teams – Conflict Resolution, Risk Assessment

January 20, 2011 by


Step Two of Resolving Virtual Team Conflict is to treat it as a potential risk.  The advantage of looking at team conflict as a risk is it’s an easier to say “hey let’s treat team conflict as a risk element, something that might happen” rather than “gee, we’re conflicted and at each others throat, upper […]

Risk from a Business Analysis Perspective

December 29, 2010 by


The International Institute of Business Analysis was founded just a few years ago in 2003. In terms of professional associations it’s a new kid on the block.  Yet in a short time it’s made a profound impact on the discipline and profession of business analysis. One success factor of The IIBA for making a swift […]

Secondary Risk versus Residual Risk

December 28, 2010 by


Synonymous term or a different term, that’s a common question we receive in our course delivery for secondary versus residual risks. Those two terms do sound quite a bit a like.  Are they? They’re similar concepts but are different! Secondary risk occurs once a risk event triggers and the appropriate management response strategy deployed.  The […]

Risk Types from Auditing

December 22, 2010 by


Don’t start from scratch.  Reuse and recycle.   Learn from others.  Those three quick statements for learning  apply to risk management.  Identifying potential risks, good and bad, can be a cumbersome process.  To hasten  the process, discover what risk are common for your industry, whether that’s construction, information technology, product development or public power.  Use those […]

PMP Exam –Process Inputs and Outputs – Risk

February 12, 2009 by


In the fourth edition PMBOK®, there are 42 processes—each with its own set of inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs. When learning these processes for your PMP® exam, look for patterns in the inputs and outputs and focus especially on any that are unique to a particular process. For example, in the fourth PMBOK, there […]