Join Terri Wagner for an in-depth discussion in this video Using status meetings to check in, part of Project Management: Preventing Scope Creep.
…Project status meetings allow project team members and customers…to stay informed of project performance, problems, issues, and expectations.…As project manager, you're able to gather the information during the…status meeting and communicate the information…to project stakeholders in status reports.…A mature organization will support and encourage full…disclosure of what is occurring on your project.…Less mature organizations may often play that game called shoot the messenger.…
When there is open, honest communication, full…disclosure, during the status meetings, we can see…when the projects are tracking to the…constraints, and see when we are experiencing slips.…One dangerous form of scope creep is that which is unreported.…When the added scope goes undocumented and unevaluated, we will not…know the cost and schedule impacts, until we…start seeing schedules slip and budgets being over run.…Then, not until a deeper dive is done, do we uncover the…truth behind the extra money and time being spent on the 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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