Changes, Changes, and More Changes

In This Chapter

  • Developing a process to deal with changes
  • Estimating the impact of change
  • Balancing a project
  • Understanding the trade-offs and the options for change
  • Communicating with the sponsor when problems arise
  • Creating an issues log

One of the most difficult challenges for any project manager comes when the scope of the project changes. Although many factors cause change, two reasons are most common. One cause of change would be to overcome a technical problem not foreseen when the original project scope was developed; a second cause for a change in scope would be a shift in the business drivers ...

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