Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Risk matrix

Posted on 2015-01-08
7
Medium Priority
?
106 Views
Last Modified: 2015-01-31
I'm working on summarizing a risk register into a risk chart and having issues with the counting the number of probability and impact numbers and having them show up in the right spaces on the summary chart.

Should I use a vlookup?

If the prob is 1 and the impact is 1, then a number 1 should show up in the correct grid, but how do I do them individually and then summarize from the risk register.
0
Comment
Question by:ckwillGWU
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
7 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:ckwillGWU
ID: 40538462
0
 
LVL 12

Assisted Solution

by:FarWest
FarWest earned 1500 total points
ID: 40538527
I think you can use pivot table to make summaries and counts of risks for each project (one pivot  table will make them all) and do vlookup from the table to project and total summaries.

in "team" means "project" in risk register?
0
 

Author Comment

by:ckwillGWU
ID: 40538567
Yes, team and project are the same. I can't see a clear picture on how to use a pivot table to do this.
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 50
ID: 40538731
Hello,

Assuming that PF means PMO in the register and assuming that you only want to count open and closed,  you can do this:

1. On the Risk Register, remove all empty rows.
2. Click in the Risk Register, then Insert > Pivot Table
3. In the Pivot table field pane drag "Team" to Column Labels
4. Drag "Status" to Row Labels
5. Drag "Status" again to Values.

cheers, teylyn
0
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
FarWest earned 1500 total points
ID: 40542087
please check this with a sample
please note that a column is added to the register to present one value for both prop and impact
to have count for distinct values
Risk-Register2-Pivot.xlsx
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ckwillGWU
ID: 40581459
This response was partially answered, but probably too much to be done on one question. I will do more research and testing. Thank you all.
0

Featured Post

New benefit for Premium Members - Upgrade now!

Ready to get started with anonymous questions today? It's easy! Learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article describes a serious pitfall that can happen when deleting shapes using VBA.
This article describes how you can use Custom Document Properties to store settings and other information in your workbook so that they will be available the next time you open the workbook.
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates using Microsoft Excel pivot tables, how to reverse engineer competitors' marketing strategies through backlinks.

722 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question