Changes to any aspect of a project, including schedule, budget baseline, quality management, processes, and documentation, have to be managed carefully. Using a comprehensive process designed to manage change means changes are evaluated, documented, approved, and measured to verify success. There are four primary areas included in the change control process, including propose, implement, communicate, and measure. The following outline suggests which tasks are required for each part.1
1 Wilson, Randal. Mastering Project Management Strategy and Processes: Proven Methods to Meet Organizational Goals. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, 2015.
• Gather data—Gathering the data required to evaluate if a change ...