“Innovation” is the buzzword we always hear. We’re encouraged to do innovate but are afraid of doing it. Why?
Posts Tagged: risk
When leaders have greater security awareness and understanding of cybersecurity risks, fully informed decisions can be made to apply mitigations and controls.
As a federal leader, risk opens you up to new challenges and increases your opportunity for success. However, it makes you vulnerable.
The purpose of software oversight is nothing more than to manage the risk of failure. The cost of oversight is more of the cost of risk avoidance.
Why does the government regularly commit to $200 million programs? The answer is due to risk aversion.
Good risk management is not about fear of failure; it is about removing barriers to success. This is when opportunity management emerges.
Risk is more than a four-letter word in government. There’s often wariness about taking on too much risk, which is understandable, because agencies are playing with hard-earned taxpayer dollars. And it’s not like IT leaders can just ask for a few more millions because of an errant project. Asking for more money means raising theRead… Read more »
The common perception is that, as a group, federal managers tend to be risk-averse. However, new research based on data from the annual federal employee viewpoint survey concludes that the answer is: it depends.
What the five principles of risk management mean for you.
Is there a way to cultivate being more of a risk taker if you don’t have a personality that trends that way? Let’s assume for a moment we’re not talking about reckless risk taking, but rather simply getting out of your comfort zone. Here are a few benefits to think about.