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Risk Types

Using Enterprise Architect you can add a risk type to the global list of risk types that can be assigned to any element in the model. The global list of risk types displays in the 'Type' field drop-down list on the 'Risks' page of the Project Indicators window.


Open the Project Indicators window using one of the methods outlined here, then select the 'Risk' page.


Settings > Reference Data > Model Types > Project Indicators : Risk

Add a new risk type to the global list

Click on the New button to define a new Risk



See also

Risk Type

Type the name of the risk type. (Or, to edit an existing risk type, click on the risk name in the 'Defined Risks' panel.)


Type a short description of the risk type.


Type the default weighting to apply to the risk type.


Type any additional information on the risk type.


Click on this button to save the changes that you have made to the dialog.


Click on this button to clear the data fields ready to define a new risk type.


Click on an entry in the 'Defined Risks' panel, and click on this button to immediately delete the risk type.


Click on this button to close the 'Project Indicators' dialog. If you have not saved your changes, the system prompts you to save or abort those changes.


  • Although Enterprise Architect does not currently provide detailed reports on risks within a model, you can use the Automation Interface or similar tools to create your own custom reports based on risk information you enter
  • You can transport risk types between models, using the 'Settings > Model > Transfer > Export Reference Data' and 'Import Reference Data' ribbon options

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