Top-KPI-Report-Cover-2011-2012-Risk-ManagementMay 27, 2013, Melbourne, Australia – The KPI Institute, the global authority on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) research and education announces the launch of a new report in its 2011-2012 edition of its popular Top 25 series of reports. The series is based on research conducted through, which contains over 20,000 Key Performance Indicator examples, making it the world’s largest source of thoroughly documented KPIs.

Risk Management refers to identifying, assessing and prioritizing the risks encountered by the organization, as well as to coordinating the necessary actions in order to minimize them. KPIs emphasize how important it is to monitor and control the probability and/or impact of unfortunate events.

The “Top 25 Risk Management KPIs of 2011-2012” report provides insights in the state of Risk Management KPIs performance measurement today by listing and analyzing the most visited KPIs out of the more than 30 KPIs in this category on in 2011-2012. In addition to KPI names, the report contains a detailed description of each KPI, as documented in smartKPIs Premium.      

Risk Management KPIs are grouped into clusters such as Risk Assessment, Risk Control, Risk Management Teams and Risk Prevention. From these subcategories, Risk Assessment and Risk Control were the most popular of Risk Management, in 2011. One of the most important benefits that this report brings is the international perspective on the most popular KPIs for Risk Management. Risk Management KPIs provide quantifiable measurements of factors determined to be important for Risk Management strategy successful implementation. The skill in applying KPIs is in the selection of the optimum number and appropriateness of KPIs. The top 5 Risk Management KPIs in this report are:

  1. $ Loss expectancy (LE)
  2. % Requirements changed during project execution
  3. % Unassessed risks
  4. $ Risk exposure
  5. $ Costs due to reputation damage

By discussing the use of KPIs today, presenting the best practice in documenting them and listing the most popular KPIs of 2011, the “Top 25 Risk Management KPIs of 2011-2012 report is a valuable resource in promoting the informed use of KPIs or refreshing the existing performance measurement and management practice in any organization.

According to Aurel Brudan, The KPI Institute’s CEO “The Top 25 Risk Management KPIs of 2011-2012 report is a synthesis of what is all about: it provides an overview of how Risk Management KPIs are used in practice today, by combining input from the online community with analysis and insights from our research team.”

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The KPI Institute is a research, publishing and educational provider specialized in developing better practice in the use of KPIs. It developed the KPI Management Framework and runs five main research programs, dedicated to performance management, the Balanced Scorecard, KPIs, analytics and organizational strategy. Over the last 8 years, The Institute assisted over 5,000 organizations in finding solutions to their KPI needs.

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Cipriana Turcanu, The KPI Institute, Tel: +61 3 9670 2979, Email: [email protected]

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