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Meeting of the Council held on 16/10/2001
Joint IEG Statement - Risk Assessment




Annex 4: Joint IEG Statement – Risk Assessment

Risk
Likelihood (1 - 10)
If no action taken
Severity
(1 - 10)
If no action taken
Consequence
Action / Contingency
Duplication of effort
7
5
Failure to maximise resources.
Confusion amongst staff and public
Clear, open planning, hosted on the website. Inter authority 'e' activity to be co-ordinated through the IAC
Lack of corporate commitment
5
8
Reduced priority status will effect ability to meet government targets. Potential benefits for the customer and individual organisations will not be realised.
Establish champions amongst staff and members, with key stakeholders identified. Undertake education / awareness programme.
Publicise activity and raise the profile of success stories.
Share learning experiences between authorities, set up visits to best practice sites, share supplier presentation opportunities.
Failure to establish clear financial requirements
7
8
Delayed activity and strained partner relations
Develop and clear and costed programme of work, linked through to individual authorities work plans
Unable to realise benefits internally
9
8
Increased pressures on some staff.
Delayed or incomplete projects.
Develop and clear and costed programme of work, with a benefit realisation plan. Regular updates on benefits progress.
Lack of standardisation.
6
8
Increased costs and time in co-ordination.
Added confusion for staff and customers
Establish the parameters for a common framework covering technical, web and information standards.
Low take up on behalf of the public.
8
9
Failure to realise benefits
Identification of customer groups, access to 'e' media. Co-ordinated marketing strategy and implementation
Delayed solution for Customer authentication for 'e' access
9
9
Delay in delivering key applications and failure to realise benefits
Maintain pressure on central government for a solution, through Senior Officers, Members and suppliers