Join Terri Wagner for an in-depth discussion in this video Managing your triple constraint, part of Project Management: Preventing Scope Creep (2013).
…The challenge of every project is to deliver…what was requested on time, and within budget.…Each project will have its own unique set of competing demands.…The classic competing demands are often referred to as the triple constraints.…These triple constraints describe the interdependency…between the three cornerstones of a project.…First, your scope of work, which includes all the work…you have to do in order to create what the customer…has requested.…Next, your schedule, the time you need to create the output.…
Third, your budget, the total amount of money…you need in order to create the end result.…These 3 elements work in tandem with one another.…When one element is reduced or expanded, at least one…of the other two elements will then need to adjust.…One of your first tasks as a project manager of a brand new project…is to prioritize the triple constraints to make certain everyone is in alignment.…A conversation with your sponsor or client will help sort…out which is the most important demand on your project.…
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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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