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Software Development Risk: Opportunity, Not Problem

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[Technical Report, Final Report]

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Carnegie Mellon University

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What is risk What is risk management What does risk management have to do with software Noted software expert Tom Gilb says If you dont actively attack the risks, they will actively attack you Gilb88, p. 72. But what does it mean to actively attack risks We answer these questions by examining the problems that exist in software development today and presenting the SEI Risk Program approach to turning risk into opportunity.

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  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Systems Management and Standards

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[A, Approved For Public Release]