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Achieve Level 3 Maturity in Gartner's ITScore for Risk Management

Published: 12 February 2013

ID: G00238507

Analyst(s): Rob McMillan, Paul Proctor


Organizations at Level 2 maturity in Gartner's ITScore for Risk Management have a rudimentary risk program. Migrating to Level 3 improves their effectiveness to support quantifiable, informed risk decisions.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • The Business Case for Migration From Level 2 to Level 3
    • The Current State
    • What Will Change
    • Benefits
    • Costs
  • The Key Actions
    • Create a Risk Register
    • Develop and Implement a Common Language to Express Risk and a Formal Risk Assessment Process
    • Formalize the Activities and Structures of Risk Management Governance Committees
    • Work With Business-Asset Owners to Formally Establish and Define Their Responsibilities and Accountabilities for Risk Management
    • Formalize Program Measurement and Reporting

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