There are a number of reasons for scope creep
, and the following are a few of the most common:
has derailed a lot of enterprise software projects and can be the biggest contributor to cost overruns and delays," says Mark Hall, director of research & strategy for TMG Consulting.
Strengthening these communications will help mitigate the risk of unintended scope creep
* "Scope creep
"--eg, the uncontrolled addition of extra requirements.
Bad requirements and scope creep
are two banes of a PM's existence.
If this is not done--especially on a project that will require a lengthy period of time to implement--then there will be a tendency to tack on additional items, resulting in what we'll refer to as "scope creep
." This scope creep
may not only result in extra costs but also in project delays or outcomes that were not contemplated within the initial project description.
" leads to escalating costs; therefore, it is strongly advisable to manage and control the scope in order to control the cost.
One major objective of the Wragge team was to avoid the threat of 'scope creep
' where specifications change during the course of the contract because the original requirements lack appropriate detail.
They have merely forced internal scope creep
to take advantage of a larger market share, which means a client has requested additional services beyond the scope of the provider's core expertise.
While the engagement letter signed by the athlete stated that the CPA firm was not responsible for detecting theft or fraud, the regular meetings with the attorney and client were not included in an engagement letter, and the scope creep
Along the same lines, "scope creep
" has also been a challenge for the VERF.