This problem has got worse in the last 10 years as a result of the financial crises and the short-term nature of the investment horizon. Poston said, “The irony is that a low-risk portfolio is actually a giant risk to the viability of an organisation.” Such organisations are going to be overtaken by an upstart who disrupts the market. So allocation of budgets over a mix of high and low risk projects in a portfolio, is a wise move to make.
Graphic is from the webinar. This was written for Beyond Jugaad.