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Use the 'Sour 16' Framework to Control Public-Sector IT Program Risk

Published: 16 March 2015

ID: G00274831

Analyst(s): Matt Light , Rick Howard


Is your public-sector program doomed from the start? We provide program and project managers with a framework for assessing and managing 16 risks that can cause public-sector IT programs to go bad.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adapt to the Special Risk Drivers, Structures and Organizational Context of Public-Sector Programs and Constituent Projects
    • The Sour 16
  • Use a Framework Specific to Public-Sector PPM Risks That Provides for Effective Risk Mitigation Planning and Control
  • Program or Project Managers Shouldn't Be Expected to Own All Risks; They Should Plan Joint Risk Tracking and Mitigation
  • Appendix

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