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At Broadleaf we help our clients deal with uncertainty and complexity, from simple risk assessments and decision support to complicated analysis of options and challenging decisions. Here you will find a selection of the tools and techniques we use, but it is not an exhaustive list. Please contact us for more information.

  • Contract support

    Broadleaf has developed, refined and implemented risk-based models to assist in estimating appropriate levels of liability to include in technology contracts.

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  • Cost uncertainty

    Broadleaf is a leader in the development and application of methods to assess the uncertainty in cost forecasts, used to set realistic targets and contingencies for projects, businesses and other purposes.

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  • Independent review

    We have undertaken high-level independent reviews for important projects. These include qualitative and quantitative risk assessments and value improvement activities undertaken by other professional organisations and in-house teams. Drawing on decades of experience in this field, we have examined the design of the processes used, the information sources they draw upon, the implementation of the processes and the interpretation of their outputs.

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  • Managing disruption-related risk

    We help organisations develop strategies to anticipate and respond to disruptive events, by developing contingent capability and plans that increase resilience.

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  • Market testing and outsourcing

    Broadleaf has significant expertise and experience in successfully managing and advising on high-risk outsourcing proposals, some of which have been well publicised and subject to public scrutiny.

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  • Project risk management

    Broadleaf has wide experience in assisting project teams to understand and manage the uncertainties they face, and hence obtain better project outcomes.

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  • Quantitative modelling

    Broadleaf employs quantitative modelling in many of its specialised services. We apply these skills across a range of applications that require a combination of high grade analysis and strong modelling capabilities.

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  • Risk assessment

    Risk assessment, when properly facilitated, supports critical decisions and helps to ensure successful outcomes.

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  • Risk assessment and risk treatment

    We describe here a practical approach to risk assessment and risk treatment based on ISO 31000. We stress the importance of preparation to ensure the assessment is efficient and suitably rigorous and reliable.

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  • Risk management effectiveness evaluation

    We can provide a rigorous, systematic and defensible way of evaluating the effectiveness of an organisation’s approach to managing risk, leading to a reliable and practical work program and plan for improvement.

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  • Risk management framework development

    We help organisations develop, implement and enhance the frameworks they adopt for managing risk: how they express their intentions and then provide the necessary capacity and capability.

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  • Risk treatment

    Risk treatment involves a process to modify a risk by changing the consequences that could occur or their likelihood. This process requires creative consideration of options and detailed design, both inputs being necessary to find and select the best risk treatment.

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  • Root cause analysis

    All organisations should use systematic methods for learning lessons from both successes and failures. These lessons should then lead to actions that disseminate those lessons and also codify them so that the organisation actively learns and improves.

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  • Schedule uncertainty

    Broadleaf is a leader in the development and application of methods to assess the uncertainty in schedule forecasts, used to set realistic project targets and contingencies.

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  • Stakeholders

    Stakeholder analysis is an important initial part of the risk management process, particularly for the 'communicate and consult' and 'establish the context' steps.

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  • Technical risk analysis and hazard studies

    Technical risk analysis and hazard studies cover a broad range of techniques. With our capability and experience, we focus on technical risk analysis and hazard studies that are complex, high profile, urgent, critical or where there are potentially important or difficult issues to manage between the stakeholders involved.

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  • Training

    We provide a range of training in risk management, primarily in-house courses that are tailored to the organisation's requirements.

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  • Value improving practices

    The development and implementation of major projects makes increasing use of a range of formal review and analytical processes that have been shown to improve the chances of achieving successful outcomes.

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  • Value management

    Value management, sometimes called value engineering, is a key value improving practice. Broadleaf can facilitate a proven process that uses appropriate tools to improve and hopefully optimise the value outcomes for a project.

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