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Risk Management

Risks in E-Commerce
1) Authentication
2) Privacy and Protection of Information
3) Fraud and Misrepresentation
4) Reliability of trading partners
5) Technology Risk

Posted On Thursday, March 11, 2004 4:55 AM | Comments (12) | Filed Under [ CSTE Risk Management ]

Internet Project Risks and Mitigation Strategies
Risk: Personnel shortfalls Mitigation: Bring on a skilled core team. Have the team mentor new people. Make training and teamwork part of the culture. Hire top-notch personnel while the market remains soft. Risk: Misalignment with business goals Mitigation: Align developments with business goals and highlight importance of development. Risk: Unrealistic customer and schedule expectations Mitigation: Make the customer part of the team. Set schedule goals around frequent deliveries of varying functionality. ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 3, 2003 6:00 AM | Comments (1) | Filed Under [ Risk Management ]

Risk Management
Risk avoidance: Risk is avoided by obviating the possibility that the undesirable event will happen. You refuse to commit to meeting milestone M by feature F - don't sign the contract until the software is done. This avoids the risk. As long as you enter into the contract to deliver specific scope by a specific date, the risk that it won't come about exists.Risk reduction: this consists of minimizing the likelihood of the undesirable event. XP reduces the likelihood that you will lack some features ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 4, 2003 1:56 AM | Comments (13) | Filed Under [ Risk Management ]

Investing in Software Testing
What Does Quality Cost? The title of Phil Crosby book says it all: Quality Is Free. Why is quality free? Like Crosby and J.M. Juran, Jim Campenella also illustrates a technique for analyzing the costs of quality in Principles of Quality Costs. Campenella breaks down those costs as follows: Cost of Quality = Cost of conformance + Cost of nonconformance Conformance Costs include Prevention Costs and Appraisal Costs. Prevention costs include money spent on quality assurance tasks like training, requirements ......

Posted On Monday, October 27, 2003 8:33 PM | Comments (6) | Filed Under [ Quality Software Testing Risk Management ]

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