Scope Creep


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Scope Creep

A slang term for the gradual extension of the goal or parameters of a project, especially if they are changed by a manager attempting to make himself/herself look good to his/her own managers.
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List of variables considered for statistical factor analysis on time delays Item Number Reason for Time delay 1 Improper Planning (IP) 2 Improper Schedules (IS) 3 Wrong selection of Consultants (WC) 4 Improper Resource mapping (IR) 5 Improper Designs (ID) 6 Non-availability of Skilled Labour (NSL) 7 Improper Vendor Selection (IVS) 8 Improper Service Contracts (ISC) 9 Project Scope creep (PSC) 10 Delays in Order processing (DOP) 11 Improper Follow-ups (IF) 12 Delays in drawing Approvals (DA) 13 Non-availability of funds (NF) Table 2.
Utilizing a project management framework ensures that milestones are met, the project remains on schedule, there is little or no scope creep, there is little or no cost overrun, and the project is well communicated to the community.
The government should focus on improving process efficiency and reducing scope creep in regulatory reviews.
Second, you have implemented a formal change control process, have stood up to a change control board, you have frozen the project scope, and told the whole project team repeatedly that scope creep is not an option.
You still need to be deft at navigating project scope creep and accomplishing development in phases (where each phase could have multiple iterations).
Moreover, the change should not lead to scope creep resulting in additional tax charges under the smoke screen of simplification.
The third truth for today is: "There is no such thing as scope creep, only scope gallop.
Instead, scope creep has functioned as an ingenious survival mechanism.
For appraisers, the difficulty in rectifying this situation is that the scope creep they face has several different causes.
Scope creep is the insidious growth in the scale of a system during the life of a project.