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Scope Creep is not only Inevitable – It’s Natural
Every IT project is executed with a set of deliverables, and has an expected closure time. Prior to this closure period, there are a predetermined set of tasks and activities to complete the project successfully. These tasks constitute the scope of a project. Since a project schedule is closely tied to the delivery time line and the scope, a little variation in the scope can affect delivery and in turn affect the success of the project.
This inching forward of scope to introduce more requirements that are not included in the initial planning of the project whilst maintaining the same time frame for project delivery, is called Scope Creep. Scope Creep is the pejorative name given to the natural process by which clients discover what they really want.
The scope creep can be classified based on the users who creates these changes:
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