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Case Study: A Risk-Based Approach Improves Business Outcomes

Published: 09 June 2017

ID: G00317268

Analyst(s): Paul Proctor


The Dutch national police force created an innovative risk-assessment and treatment approach that improves business outcomes and helps prioritize budget. CIOs can adopt this risk-aware approach to alleviate risk and foster collaboration with their business counterparts.

Table Of Contents


  • The Need to Realign to a Risk-Based Approach That Promoted Positive Business Outcomes
  • The Dutch National Police Risk-Based Process
    • Participant Roles
    • Week 1: Planning
    • Week 2: Interviews, Analysis, Report Writing and Results Presentation
    • Deliver Results to Business Stakeholders for Risk Acceptance and Accountability
    • Use Peer Intervision to Develop a Higher Understanding of Risk
    • Address Cultural Challenges
  • Conclusion: Taking a Risk Can Produce Results

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