Tag Archives: Project Change

How to control projects across the project life span? Part 4

Project control is vital for management of any projects. We learn to control against the plan but is there one plan on the project life span? If there is more than one plan, which plan do we control against?

Project Control

This is the fourth of a 4-part series on project control.

  • In the first one we offered an introduction to the subject in addition to the traditional view of project control.
  • In the second one, we introduced the first two control reference points per the CAM2P™ approach.
  • The third article addressed the third and fourth control reference points. Continue reading
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How to manage project changes, closing comments!

This is part 4 of a 4-part series on project change management. This topic is a chapter in our upcoming book, Redefining the Basics of Project Management, scheduled for second quarter 2014.

Project Change Management

Closing Comments

In the previous discussions, specifically the scope creep, air condition example, we had:

  • Natural growth due to design development (progressive elaboration),
  • Growth due to market conditions, which became irrelevant later,
  • Growth due to changing requirements. Continue reading

How to manage project changes in the fog?

This is part 3 of a 4-part series on project change management. This topic is a chapter in our upcoming book, Redefining the Basics of Project Management, scheduled for second quarter 2014.

Project Change Management

Change Management in the Fog

Project change management in the fog’, is a term we use to refer to the part of the project life span where control is mostly qualitative due to the ambiguity of the scope definition. Continue reading

How to discover the hidden project changes and scope creep?

This is part 2 of a 4-part series on project change management. This topic is a chapter in our upcoming book, Redefining the Basics of Project Management, scheduled for second quarter 2014.

Project Change Management

The Hidden Changes – Scope Creep

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How to manage project changes and why is it important?

This is part 1 of a 4-part series on project change management. This topic is a chapter in our upcoming book, Redefining the Basics of Project Management, scheduled for second quarter 2014.

Project Change Management

Introduction to Project Change Management

Project change management is integrated with project control and the four control reference points apply to change management, and are equally important. Continue reading