Artifact: Risk List
This artifact is a sorted list of known and open risks to the project, sorted in decreasing order of importance and associated with specific mitigation or contingency actions.
Domains: Project Management
Work Product Kinds: Project Data

To capture the perceived risks to the success of the project.

Main Description

The Risk List identifies, in decreasing order of priority, the events that could lead to a significant negative outcome. It serves as a focal point for project activities and is the basis around which iterations are organized.

Representation Options

The Risk List should capture the critical and serious risks-if you find this list extending beyond 20, carefully consider whether they are really serious risks. Tracking more than 20 risks is an onerous task.

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