Join Terri Wagner for an in-depth discussion in this video Addressing scope fuzziness, part of Project Management: Preventing Scope Creep.
…Remember, the scope statement should be…the basis for making future project decisions.…For example, how you prioritize your triple constraints…should clearly map back to your scope statement.…The scope statement will also be used to…measure successful completion when the work is done.…So, the term scope fuzziness refers to an…overly vague understanding of the work to be done.…Scope fuzziness can occur for a number of reasons.…It maybe be due to poorly defined requirements or genuine changes.…Scope may evolve creating new requirements or the…customer may simply be asking for additional features.…
Then there's the potential problem of a team member introducing gold plating.…Adding unrequested features to the project.…Your best coping strategy for resolving fuzzy requirements…will incorporate many of the techniques we've already discussed.…A mature or disciplined organization will…require the changes be documented and accessed…to understand the total impact as well as the value for making each change.…So, change request forms and change control processes are essential.…
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- What is scope creep?
- Why does scope change?
- Factoring in organizational maturity
- Setting scope and requirements
- Building a budget
- Resetting unrealistic expectations
- Resolving communication issues with stakeholders<br><br>
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