Even the phrase ‘Scope Creep’ itself sounds rather fishy. However, the real pain for a project manager begins when it sneaks up and suddenly hits a project.
It’s important to always deal with changing the scope to avoid unpleasant surprises. Nevertheless, Scope Creep is a reality that any experienced project manager expects and plans ahead. For young project managers without experience, it is rather crucial to learn how to pay maximum attention to this issue at the start of their careers.
In this article, we briefly describe what Scope Creep is, how it hurts projects and what are the ways to mitigate it.