Practical management of programme risk: the case of the National Strategy for Police Information Systems for England and Wales

Steve Frosdick (Visiting Fellow, Staffordshire University Business School and Director of IWI Associates Ltd, Hounslow, Middlesex, UK)

Information Management & Computer Security

ISSN: 0968-5227

Publication date: 1 December 1996

Abstract

Presents a case study of managing risk in an IS/IT programme. Introduces the National Strategy for Police Information Systems for England and Wales. Outlines a framework for managing risk. Discusses the nature of risk and risk perception from a behavioural science perspective and introduces the theory of cultural complexity. Describes the management of risk processes adopted for the programme and the products to which these gave rise. Details the key areas of risk identified . Discusses the implications for the programme’s projects. Concludes the process has been worthwhile and that the case may interest other programme and project managers.

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Citation

Frosdick, S. (1996), "Practical management of programme risk: the case of the National Strategy for Police Information Systems for England and Wales", Information Management & Computer Security, Vol. 4 No. 5, pp. 24-33. https://doi.org/10.1108/09685229610153157

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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