Identify Risks is the process of determining which risks may affect the project and documenting their characteristics. The key benefit of this process is the documentation of existing risks and the knowledge and ability it provides to the project team to anticipate events. Examples of information gathering techniques used in identifying risks can include: Brainstorming, Delphi technique, Interviewing, Root cause analysis...
This tool based on Crawford method.
The Crawford Slip Method is a simple yet effective type of brainstorming that gives the opinions of all team members equal weight, however quiet they are. In fact, you probably will have encountered this way of generating ideas and solutions even if you haven't called it the Crawford Slip Method.
Brainstorming. The goal of brainstorming is to obtain a comprehensive list of project risks. The project team usually performs brainstorming, often with a multidisciplinary set of experts who are not part of the team. Ideas about project risk are generated under the leadership of a facilitator, either in a traditional free-form brainstorm session or structured mass interviewing techniques.
How to Use the Tool:
1. Create project, describe clearly the essence of the project and its objectives.
2. Share this project with colleagues or create an open group and ask for help.
3. Ask each person to contribute between 5-25 ideas each.If a participant agrees with someone else's idea, he can vote for it.
4. Load project to Risk Scout or download pdf for future analysis.