After assessment of risk , finding appropriate tool for its better communication to the management is important. Risk heat map is, perhaps, the best option for communicating the results of a risk assessment process, visually, and in a meaningful, and concise way.

Risk heat map is a graphical representation of risk assessment results. In the heat map, individual values contained in a matrix are represented as colors based on risk scores. The heat map shows the management which risk to manage more importantly.

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Operational Risk Heat Map

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