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risk analysis

the systematic analysis of the degree of risk attaching to capital projects. Risk reflects the variability of expected future return from a capital INVESTMENT, and as such the statistical technique of probability may be applied to assist a decision. See also CAPITAL BUDGETING, UNCERTAINTY AND RISK, DECISION TREE.

risk analysis

the systematic analysis of the degree of risk attaching to capital projects. Risk reflects the variability of expected future returns from a capital INVESTMENT and as such the statistical technique of PROBABILITY may be applied to assist a decision. See also CAPITAL BUDGETING, RISK AND UNCERTAINTY.
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Spiral model (Roger Pressman) a traditional risk analysis model uses risk analysis technique but suits for small projects due to its cost and expertise.
Detailed risk analysis is the best solution in the organizations where the highest level of security is needed.
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Since this partially depends on the Risk Analysis, this may be delayed until the Risk Analysis task is complete.
In determining the examination's scope, the audit team will perform a risk analysis to prioritize the issues to be examined; it will establish materiality thresholds to further limit scope.
The important qualifier here is that privacy data risk analysis and management must become ingrained in an insurer's standard business operating procedures.
These are basically the same questions CPSC used in its 1997 risk analysis.
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On January 31, CA commented on the draft working principles for risk analysis.
She will be developing and managing the firm's risk analysis capabilities.
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