Feb 2007 - Silver linings in every cloud
Project Manager Today Magazine (ISSN 1366-6851), February 2007, pages 27-28
How to find opportunities and avoid scope creep.
Jan 2007 - When is a risk not a risk?
Project Manager Today Magazine (ISSN 1366-6851), January 2007, pages 15-16
The need to be clear about what risk management is supposed to be managing.
Nov 2006 - Understanding risk attitude
David Hillson & Ruth Murray-Webster, in APM Yearbook 2006/07, pages 25-27
Introduces the basic concepts and explains why managed risk attitude is critical to appropriate risk-taking.
Oct 2006 - Integrated risk management as a framework for organisational success
Proceedings of the PMI Global Congress 2006 North America, presented in Seattle WA, USA, 23 October 2006
Risk management can be used at all levels across an organisation as an integrative framework to ensure achievement of objectives, addressing both threats and opportunities which might affect strategic and tactical goals.
May 2006 - Branching out: Decision trees offer a realistic approach to risk analysis
David Hulett & David Hillson, PM Network , Project Management Institute, Volume 20 Number 5, May 2006, pages 34-38
Basic introduction to decision tree theory and use.
May 2006 - Managing risk attitude using emotional literacy
David Hillson & Ruth Murray-Webster, Proceedings of the PMI Global Congress 2006 EMEA, presented in Madrid Spain, 9 May 2006
Provides clear definitions of risk attitude and emotional literacy, with practical guidance for individuals and groups.
[PMI members can view the slides at www.tpsig.org/Webjournal.asp]
Feb 2006 - Managing project risks using a cross Risk Breakdown Matrix
David Hillson, Carlo Rafele & Sabrina Grimaldi, Risk Management: An International Journal, Vol 8, No 1, pages 61-76
Combines the Risk Breakdown Structure (RBS) with the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) to provide multi-level insights on the effects of risks on various parts of the project.
Dec 2005 - A comparative review of risk management standards
Tzvi Raz & David Hillson, Risk Management: An International Journal, Vol 7, No 4, pages 53-66
Compares and contrasts nine major risk management standards, with recommendations for future work in the standards area.
Oct 2005 - Gerenciamento de riscos em Projeto : Melhores Práticas e Desenvolvimentos Futuros
in “Mundo PM” journal, Número 04, Ano 1, pages 38-42
Detailing current best practice project risk management and outlining likely future developments (in Portuguese).
May 2005 - Describing probability: The limitation of natural language
Proceedings of the PMI Global Congress 2005 EMEA, presented in Edinburgh Scotland, 25 May 2005
Reporting recent Risk Doctor Research results on use of natural language terms for probability
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