Join Terri Wagner for an in-depth discussion in this video Redefining unclear project scope, part of Project Management: Preventing Scope Creep.
…One of the challenges faced in project management is working…with a client who isn't quite certain what they want.…Having a process to address this type of client will allow for…multiple prototypes and iterations, rather than viewing each change as scope grief.…Applying agile techniques in these circumstance can also be beneficial.…Besides customer uncertainty, there are several other reasons…the initial requirement may not have been clearly defined.…The project manager or business analyst may not have been involved…or not involved before pricing was determined and the contract signed.…
Discover of client requirements may have been…rushed or incomplete during the sales process.…There can be discrepancies between the clients statement of work and…the level of effort estimate linked to the statement of work.…Difficulty can also arise when the organizational maturity is low.…There are missing processes or…templates to step through a thorough all-inclusive process.…To cope with some of this issues, try to involve…
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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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