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Risk Manual Template (Version 1.3 - May 2017). Use this text as a guidance when generating new articles (it might be easiest to copy the content on a separate file in your editing environment)


This special section should always be present for articles of type "Definition" (Majority of Entry Types. It comprises of a sentence or two that defines the topic of the article. In case of synonyms use a parenthesis to indicated alternatives: (Also: AlternateName1, AlternateName2). Use bold typeface to highlight the key term.


The main body of the article (when the definition section is not sufficient) is presented within sections

Common sections headings (the list is illustrative, actual selection depends on topic):

  • Context
  • Use Cases / Applications
  • Formula / Calculation / Details
  • Advantages / Disadvantages
  • Alternatives etc.


Large sections should be split into subsections for readability

Issues and Challenges

This special section should always be present (unless really not meaningful for a certain article type). The objective is to systematically highlight and make transparent the many difficulties around successful risk management

Advanced Features

The wiki supports and number of more advanced features for Authors that want to explore content creation beyond text based


List of references (academic / other publications)

See Also

Optional section with internal or external links. External Links should follow an number of rules:

  • abide by the Open Risk terms of conditions of use
  • be in English
  • be reliable sources

List of links


At the end of the entry, all applicable categories to which the article belongs. Correct categories help discover the content when using the various category browsers. There is no unique or correct categorization scheme - it will always be in flux.

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