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Software Risk Management

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Risk Management for Larger Software Projects: Recognition, Prevention, Remediation

November 11, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST

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Presented by: Gary Gack

This webinar will focus on management issues that are the primary drivers of success or failure for large software projects. While failures are unfortunately common, the root causes are rarely technical in nature. This session will focus on five high leverage factors that are present in every larger project, including sizing; cost, schedule and quality estimation; quality planning and quality assurance; project planning, monitoring, and reporting; and requirements management.

Advanced Risk Management: More than Impact and Probability

June 25, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST

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Presented by: Ricki Henry

In this webinar we'll discuss how to improve risk identification, qualification, quantification, and mitigation. 

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Meet the Experts

Dr. Robert Charette
Dr. Robert Charette

Over his nearly 40 year career, Dr. Robert Charette has been an active practitioner across the full spectrum of risk management: strategic, operational and financial. Bob, considered by his peers as the grandfather of IT systems risk management, has been involved in the assessments of risk on everything from small business IT systems to multi-billion dollar defense and telecom projects to serving on a National Research Council NASA shuttle post-Challenger investigation. A self-described “risk ec...
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Dr. Norman Fenton
Dr. Norman Fenton

Dr. Norman Fenton is Professor of Computing at Queen Mary (London University) and is also Chief Executive Officer of Agena , a company that specializes in risk management for critical systems. Between 1989 and March 2000 he was Professor of Computing Science at the Centre for Software Reliability , City University. He has been project manager and principal researcher in many major collaborative projects in the areas of: software metrics; formal methods; empirical software engineering; software s...
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Tim Lister
Tim Lister

Tim Lister is a principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild, Inc. He is presently involved in assisting organizations with IT risk management and in tailoring methodologies and selecting tools for software development groups to increase project productivity and product reliability. He is also pursuing work on metrics for making the efforts of software projects more predictable. Mr. Lister is the co-author of Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams as well as Waltzing with Bears: Managing Risk on S...
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Louis Poulin
Louis Poulin

Mr. Poulin is Partner and Chief Technology Officer of GRafP Technologies Inc. where he has been involved in assessing the capability of software development organizations and in developing risk management tools applicable to the field of information technology. He is a SCAMPI High Maturity Lead Appraiser authorized by the SEI and has led 54 SEI-authorized appraisals, including 17 maturity level 4/5 appraisals. He has 25+ years experience in the military, industrial and public sectors where he he...
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Carl Pritchard
Carl Pritchard

Carl Pritchard is a lecturer, author and consultant in project and risk management. He is considered a thought leader on risk, having authored the risk chapter of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (4th Edition), and his own textbook on risk, "Risk Management: Concepts & Guidance". He has presented around the world on the topic, helping to build the risk practice of numerous public and private sector organizations. He has written six texts and is the U.S. Correspondent for the...
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Project Risk Management

Carl Pritchard tackles risk, communications and the challenges of the day to day in this blog. He captures the joys and frustrations of risk management and the challenges created by those who don't necessarily understand that they're just one of many "balls in the air" we have to juggle every day. Carl offers practical, common-sense direction on how to improve on and overcome some of these challenges in a witty, engaging style.



IEEE Spectrum: The Risk Factor

IEEE Spectrum's risk analysis blog, edited by Dr. Robert Charette, features daily news, updates and analysis on computing and IT projects, software and systems failures, successes and innovations, security threats, and more.

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