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The IT Project Management Answer Book by David Pratt

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Chapter

8

SCOPE MANAGEMENT

All the money and all the time spent on an IT project are expended for one purpose and one purpose only, and that is to deliver the project’s approved scope. Successful projects detail that scope. Effective project managers keep the project’s scope firmly engraved in their memories. It is their focus and what they work toward. When projects provide the users of their solutions with the full scope of the users’ requirements, the projects are successful.

Q1 How do you define the scope of an IT project?

A project’s scope statement is a concise summary of what is included in the project. In the strictest sense, scope consists ...

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