Join Terri Wagner for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting scope and requirements, part of Project Management: Preventing Scope Creep (2013).
…Having clearly defined scope and requirements from the…beginning of the project will help prevent scope creep.…You want to lay the ground work for successfully defining,…planning, and completing the scope and requirements work of the project.…The approach will vary depending on whether you anticipate…this to be a plan-driven or a change-driven project.…A plan-driven approach will focus on…ensuring that the solution is fully defined…before its implementation begins.…Change-driven approaches are used on projects where many small…iterations are defined and developed enroute to the final result.…
Once the approach has been determined, you conduct the…stakeholder analysis, the basis of your scope and requirements.…Think of the stakeholders on a project like members of a sports team.…Each stakeholder has a particular position to play as a member of the team.…Some of your stakeholders are starters and play the whole game.…Others substitute in and out during the game.…Others may coach, bring water out on the field, or cheer from the sideline.…
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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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