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To Find Predictive KRIs, Use Selective Root-Causing

Published: 18 March 2019

ID: G00707994

Analyst(s): Enterprise Risk Management Research Team


Most KRIs used by ERM teams are lagging rather than leading — one reason is that it’s just much harder to find those early warning signs. Start by analyzing the most common root causes of your most high-priority risk areas. You can then translate causes into indicators. Here’s how.

Table Of Contents

Use a Risk Scorecard to Find the Most Important Areas to Monitor

Perform Root-Cause Analysis in Top Risk Areas

Translate Chosen Root Causes Into Predictive Metrics

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