Understanding Risks

A risk describes an area that you are measuring that represents a specific problem, or threat, to your enterprise. Risks can be placed on the Strategy Map and different metrics can be linked to each risk.

The following image shows a sample risk, named Internal Fraud, on a Strategy Map.

Sample risk

On a Strategy Map, you can click an object type on the legend to highlight that specific type. For example, you can click Risk on the legend to highlight only the risk objects on the Strategy Map. This capability supports a live discussion about the risk performance of your business strategy.