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What is scope creep in project management?

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How would you differentiate between scope creep and reacting to changing customer demand or changing marketplace?

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"Scope creep" is a term that may have come into being in the management of IT projects, but the problem is old as the hills. It means the introduction of new requirements for the completion of a project that were not included in the original scope of work. This can happen in several ways, but the primary issue could be that the ...

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The 238 word solution explains the difference between scope creep and a planned change in the scope of work including reasons it could happen and solutions.