CIPRNet CIP glossary


outcome of an event affecting objectives

NOTE 1 An event can lead to a range of consequences.
NOTE 2 A consequence can be certain or uncertain and can have positive or negative effects on objectives.
NOTE 3 Consequences can be expressed qualitatively or quantitatively.
NOTE 4 Initial consequences can escalate through knock-on effects. [©‎ ISO Guide 73:2009]