Gartner Research

Effective Risk Communication for the IT Professional

Published: 26 November 2014

ID: G00268141

Analyst(s): Erik Heidt


Technical professionals have important ideas, insights and information to contribute to discussions about IT risk, but they often find it difficult to get a fair and complete hearing. Repackaging information for a business audience can ensure that critical content is delivered to decision makers.

Table Of Contents



  • Strengths That Technical Professionals Bring to the Risk Discussion
  • Understanding the Language of Risk
  • Common Pathways to Frustration or Failure
  • Understand Your Organization — Its Culture, Objectives and Language
  • Address the Pitfalls


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