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Risk Management for Software Projects
May/June 1994 (vol. 11 no. 3)
pp. 57-67

There is little to instruct software project managers on how to handle risk in a way that ensures the success of contingency planning and avoids crisis. This seven-step procedure describes how to identify risk factors, calculate their probability and effect on a project, and plan for and conduct risk management.

Index Terms:
risk management; probability; DP management; software engineering; project management; risk management; software project management; contingency planning; crisis avoidance; risk factor identification; risk probability calculation
Citation:
Richard Fairley, "Risk Management for Software Projects," IEEE Software, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 57-67, May-June 1994, doi:10.1109/52.281716
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