Do You Know the Risk?

  • Roger Gutbrod
  • Christian Wiele
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


Risk is an important element in Software Sustainability Audits. Audits should be based on risk with each risk impact weighted appropriately. In this chapter we illuminate risk from two sides. First, we introduce the concept of a Software Sustainability Audit portfolio based on risk assessment. Second, we describe how risk assessment can be used in audit reporting.


Risk Assessment Risk Exposure Risk Condition Potential Damage Risk Classification 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SandhausenGermany
  2. 2.EppingenGermany

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