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Risk considerations when reprioritizing programs during COVID-19

Key considerations and ways to manage risk and preserve value of paused programs

Nicole Lauer

Nicole Lauer

Principal, Technology Risk Management, KPMG US

+1 410-949-8949

Amir Shah

Amir Shah

Director, GRC Technology Services, KPMG LLP

936-697-9832

The coronavirus pandemic and the associated effects to the economy and social behaviors are having a direct impact to organizations, their employees, and shareholders. Most companies are reevaluating their business priorities and assessing continue versus pause decisions for technology-enabled programs in order to free up capital, address net new priorities, and plan for the anticipated new reality of a post-COVID-19 world. The current environment requires organizational leaders to critically evaluate their options and make strategic decisions on behalf of the enterprise. In doing so, KPMG encourages organizations to evaluate the short- and long-term impacts of postponing programs during the pandemic and also evaluate risks and opportunities across several domains.

Risk considerations when reprioritizing programs during COVID-19
Discover key considerations for program prioritization decisions, and several actions to manage risk and preserve value of paused programs.