Software Project Survival Guide

Survival Check for Chapter 6

Hitting a Moving Target

  • The project has a change board.
    • The change board’s decisions can be reversed by management, marketing, or the customer.
  • The project has a written, approved Change Control Plan.
    • Project team members aren’t given enough time to carry out the plan.
    • Work products aren’t actually put under change control.
  • Change Proposals are evaluated by all the project’s concerned parties before they are resolved.
  • The change board notifies the project’s concerned parties of how each Change Proposal is resolved.
  • The change board has the project team evaluate changes in batches so that the team is not distracted by a constant barrage of change requests.