Posts Tagged ‘ Scope Management ’

Scope Verification: How to – Part I

November 7, 2009
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Scope Verification: How to – Part I

There is whole set of documents you need to look at to be able to verify the scope of deliverables. The common thread that ties these documents together is that they help define the deliverables and the project context in the form of the project management plan. What do you need for Scope Verification...

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Scope Verification

November 6, 2009
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Scope Verification

At the end of a project or a particular phase of a project one needs to verify that the scope of the project as defined by the deliverables has actually been completed. When a deliverable is completed quality control activities ensure that the completion has maintained the quality of the deliverable. But the question...

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Scope Baseline

November 5, 2009
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Scope Baseline

Scope baseline is a part of the project management plan and acts as the reference point through the project life. It has several components. These include project scope document, the WBS itself and the WBS dictionary. Scope Baseline Document The project scope document describes the product scope descriptions, project deliverables and acceptance criteria. The...

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WBS: Work Breakdown Structure

November 3, 2009
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WBS: Work Breakdown Structure

Once the project scope document and the scope document are ready, detailed planning for the project needs to start. To do that effectively the project activities need to be defined in terms of clear tasks that can be estimated well in terms of effort and time. Break down of deliverables into well defined tasks...

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Scope Statement

November 2, 2009
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Scope Statement

The project scope statement needs to describe in detail the deliverables. The work required to create those deliverables are also to be included. The scope statement can also include specific exclusions, work that need not be done. Scope Statement The deliverables definitions as well as the exclusions help manage the expectations of the stakeholders....

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Scope: Understanding refined

October 30, 2009
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Scope: Understanding refined

Deriving the detailed requirements from the project charter takes a lot of doing. There is a set of techniques you would need to apply to elicit the requirements from relevant people. These involve formal and informal methods of stimulating the ideas that can define breakdown of the charter requirements into detailed requirements. These individuals...

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Scoping…Beginning to understand

October 29, 2009
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Scoping…Beginning to understand

Project scope needs to be defined as clearly as possible so that only the things that are required are done and nothing else. No effort should be wasted in what’s not needed to be done. To be as precise, the project requirements need to be completely understood and stated as unambiguously as possible. Sources...

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Scope Management

October 28, 2009
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Scope Management

Doing the work required for completion of your project is absolutely essential for the success of your project. Similarly, if anything not required for the project is to be done, it is a wasted effort. It adds to the cost and the timeline of the project. Therefore, it is essential that what exactly needs...

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