IS480 Team wiki: 2012T1 M.O.O.T/Project Management/Risk Management

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Risk Management

S/N Risk Statement Impact Likelihood Impact Level Mitigation Strategy Status
Technology & Learning Risk
1 Lack of documentation for Kinect SDK
  • Development is delayed
High High
  • Look for latest Kinect examples online
2 No suitable gestures library that we can use
  • Development is delayed
  • Some features may have to be dropped
High High
  • Write our own gesture library
3 Self-written motion gestures may be inaccurate/inconsistent/too difficult to perform.
  • Development is delayed
  • Some features may have to be dropped
High High
  • Gather feedback consistently, assess written gestures and then decide whether to change them.
  • Watch videos of Kinect games to learn how to make better motion gestures.
4 Team is unfamiliar with working with new technology & tools
  • Development is delayed
  • Schedule is affected
High High
  • Allow sufficient time for each member to learn the new technology and tools
  • Arrange weekly sessions to review on progress
Scope Risk
5 Sponsor changes his requirements frequently
  • Core functionalities may not be able to be completed
  • Schedule is affected
Medium Medium
  • Update sponsor consistently with the latest progress of project
  • Develop paper prototypes to ensure sponsor & team are on the same level of agreement
  • Divide huge tasks into smaller features that can be pushed out a weekly basis
6 Team overpromising new features
  • Schedule is affected
Medium Medium
  • Prioritize list of functions in client’s requirements list before coming to an agreement with him
Development Risk
7 There is a critical bug that affects the core functionalities
  • Core functionalities are not working
High High
  • Team will halt current development and focus on debugging
  • Forecast the features able to be completed & inform client of functionalities which cannot be completed
Schedule Risk
8 Team members have other commitments and different priorities
  • Team morale is low
Medium High
  • Communicate & align individual member’s priorities & project priorities together
  • Set clear tasks together as a team every week