PM Central Project – Risks Tab

PM Central Project – Risks Tab

Overview of PM Central Hierarchy Overview of the Project Site

The Risks page displays the active risks associated with the project.

When working with Risks keep in mind:

  • All Risks with an active phase status that are associated with active projects will be rolled up and displayed under the Risk tab of the portfolio, and applicable department sites.

  • By default, the number of overdue risks will be used by the Risk Status Key Performance Indicator in the Project Health list.

  • Starting with PM Central 4.3 the Business Value field in the Risk form must be populated for the risk to be displayed in the Risk Summary chart.

The Issues and Risks pages were separated under the Issues and Risks tab in PM Central 4.3

Risks tab

Name / Web Part Description
1. All Active Risks

Bamboo Data Viewer Web Part

Displays the active risks associated with Active projects in the portfolio.

  • Risks that have not been addressed by the designated Due Date will be highlighted in red

  • The total Exposure, Cost Exposure and Business Value of the Active items will be calculated by the Data-Viewer Web Part.

NOTE: It may be necessary to reload the page to update the column totals.

2. Risk Summary

PM Central Custom Web Part

The Risk Summary chart enables project managers to identify risks that pose a threat to the project at a glance.

  • Only Active Risks will be displayed in the chart with consists of three zones; Red: high risk, Yellow: medium risk,Green: low risk

  • A risks placement on the chart will be determined by the identified Probability and Value

  • The size of the bubble will be determined by the Business Value
    The Business Value column was added in PMC 4.3

Keep in mind:
Unless the default configuration settings are modified by the administrator, users must have Design permissions or higher to see the Risk Summary.

3. Risks Search

Bamboo List Search Simple

Use the Risks Search Web Part to search the project site’s Risks list for items according to specific criteria.

Keep in mind:

  • The Web Part is configured by default to use an AND joiner. If you enter more than one criterion, all criteria must be met for a result to be returned.

  • The Status “choice” selector will list the valid choices in the drop-down selector (Active, Postponed, Cancelled) and a Select All option.

  • Search in all columns for: leverages SharePoint Search and allows searching in all list or library columns using a single search field.

  • Click the links for additional information on using or configuring the Risks Search Web Part.

Overview of PM Central Hierarchy Overview of the Project Site