Join Terri Wagner for an in-depth discussion in this video Processing an abundance of change orders, part of Project Management: Preventing Scope Creep.
…Change orders are a natural part of managing projects.…When the change orders appear excessive, there can be a number of causes.…First, the customer might not be well organized.…Second, the scope may not have been well defined before you started execution.…Third, the customer requirements could have legitimately changed.…Fourth, the customer product knowledge may increase from the…point they initially wrote the scope, or during this discovery…process, it maybe that a new project is actually emerging.…
As the change requests begin to flow in, if you're at level three…in maturity or above, these will most likely go to a change control board.…Benefits will be analyzed against cost then the team will decide.…In other words, the burden is not just on the project manager.…When the customer is external, the change control…board may be looking at technical feasibility and pricing…out the change request, leaving the final decision up to the customer.…Best practices within project management would suggest once we have determined…
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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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