Next: Risk Analysis
Identify stakeholders who will be asked to help identify impact.
Brainstorm and assess potential impacts.
Risk Identification & Analysis
Identify and assess risk probability and impact. Include key areas such as safety and information security.
Estimates & Forecasts
Develop estimates and forecasts of impact.
Identify and assess any impact to revenue.
Document how the change or event may impact your customers.
Develop cost estimates and assess overall costs of the change or event.
Estimate timing and duration of impact.
Identify impact to business processes.
Impact to core operational processes.
The impact to your strategy, plans, objectives and goals.
Structural impact such as organizational changes.
Analysis of change to systems that may include technology, data, processes and integrations.
The impact to your organizational culture.
Regulatory or standards compliance issues.
Identify how partners will be impacted.
Plan how to reduce impact.
Plan how to deal with possible negative events.
Identify the resources, cost and schedule required to mitigate impact.
Recommend lower impact alternatives or identify higher impact alternatives that were considered.