It’s thrilling to launch a new tech product or service, not just for the tech team members who will create it but also for team members who will use, market, and/or sell it. Getting input from a variety of stakeholders—particularly end users—can definitely lead to a stronger tech product. However, it can also lead to scope creep.
It’s all too easy for tech executives and project managers to cross the fine line between gathering and utilising useful feedback and attempting to incorporate every item from every stakeholder’s wish list into a tech project. While it’s important that those who hold unique insight are heard, it’s equally crucial to set and uphold clear boundaries to prevent a tech project from veering off course. In this article, 13 members of the Forbes Technology Council explain the strategies they advise for preventing scope creep on a project and share why these methods are effective.
Read the article here.