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IT Project Management, 2nd Edition by Joseph Phillips

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9.3. Implementing Project Changes

Your project is always in a state of flux. Changes are called for from management, team members come and go, and new technology sprouts up along the way to completion. All around you are temptations to shift the focus of the project, to change your vision, and to broaden the scope just a bit at a time.

You must resist these temptations. Little, innocent changes pile up and result in scope creep. Changes to the project, no matter how small they may seem at first glance, are always major changes! Stay firm and require management, the customers, and the project team to stay focused on the original vision. Scope creep is when your project scope is defined and then it grows a little at a time. If a change to the ...

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