Strategically, the goal of applying risk management in government projects is to significantly improve the government's ability to deliver and manage IT projects. At the tactical or project level, the goals of risk management are to pro-actively assess what could go wrong with a project, determine which risks are important to deal with, and Implement strategies to deal with those risks.


A Strategy for Implementing Risk Management in the Federal Government

EMF Part II Solutions: Putting the Principles to Work


Enhanced Framework Questionnaire

Guide to Successful IT Projects  - questionnaire designed as guide for senior managers to help them "ask the right questions". See also DM's Guide.

e-Government Capacity Check ©

Other Documents

The Enhanced Management Framework for IM/IT Executive Dashboard

Supporting Resources

Continuous Risk Management Guidebook
Continuous Risk Management - an approach to risk management promoted by the Software Engineering Institute and selected for use in the EMF. Continuous Risk Management is simply an area of emphasis of good project management. It is applied common sense and should be a normal aspect of the project manager's daily work.


Taxonomy-based Risk Identification - Method for facilitating systematic and repeatable risk identification for projects.

Other Documents

Annotated Bibliography for the Study on: "Best Practices in Risk Management: Private and Public Sectors Internationally" (1999-10-01)

Software Risk Management

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