Software Project Survival Guide SPSG Home | Resources by Chapter | Resources by Subject Survival Check Home Complete List of Survival Checks Survival Check for Chapter 17 End-of-Stage Wrap-Up The project team defers feature change requests until the end of each stage. Project also defers defect corrections until end of stage. The project team reestimates effort, schedule, and cost at the end of each stage. Reestimation assumes the estimation error will be added to end of schedule rather than multiplied across the entire schedule. Reestimation is perceived as a "slip" instead of an "estimate" because stakeholders weren’t educated about reestimation at the beginning of the project. The project manager records project status in the Software Project Log at the end of each stage.