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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Its feature set is second-to-none among Linux distributions, particularly in the areas of software management and upgradability.
Recently, the quality and feature set of ATA RAID offered by various vendors has improved over what was available just two years ago.
Users are clamoring for a graphics solution with excellent image quality and a complete modern feature set at a reasonable cost," said Tim Chambers, Vice President and General Manager of ST's Graphics Products Division.
The highly integrated feature set of the MSM5200 integrated circuit and system software will allow us to easily develop a full-featured WCDMA handset, just as QCT's other solutions enable us to offer our customers full-featured cdmaOne and cdma2000 handsets," said Eiji Kotobuki, vice president, Multimedia Company general manager, Personal Telecommunication Division of SANYO.
In addition, a world time clock, capable of displaying two time zones, and a configuration function round out the overall feature set of the REX PRO.