As much as we all wish it were otherwise, project requirements are not static. In fact, it’s rare when a project’s requirements don’t change. New technologies being released, changes in business goals or discovering some requirements weren’t captured during the initial project stages. These can all cause your project’s requirements to change.
Have you ever been on a project with seemingly no end in sight? The sponsor or stakeholders keep adding ‘just one more thing.’ The requirements grow and grow. Eventually it becomes too big to manage, or your budget and timeline are blown.
If this sounds familiar you too have been a victim of scope creep!
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