“Well, at least no one dies from software problems.” — If only that were true.
Risk assessment is conceptually very simple. We are looking for the answers to three questions: What can go wrong, how likely is it, and what are the consequences?
October was an extraordinary month in Japan. A record five typhoons hit, with a near miss by a sixth. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture on Oct. 26, just as one of the storms was arriving.