Chapter 17

Change Management

Abstract

The effects that changes to the specification, scope, or timing can have on a project are highlighted in this chapter. The method of document control and a sample change control form, which clearly shows the items to be recorded, are included. The chapter ends with a section on issue management.

Keywords

Change management; document control; issue management; change register; change record (register)

Chapter Outline

There are very few projects that do not change in some way during their life cycle. Equally there are very few changes that do not affect in some way either (or all) the time, cost, or quality aspects of the project. For this reason it is important that all changes ...

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