Requirements Management vs. Scope Management

Requirements Management vs. Scope Management

Project Management
At times, there is still some confusion as to the differences between and the need for requirements management if you already have Scope Management. Both contain requirements, of course, so what are the differences between them? The short answer is that Requirements Management is more detailed and, more importantly, needs Scope Management to exist. In other words, Requirements Management stems from Scope Management usually because it has been deemed that Scope Management will not suffice. And even though both are part of the Project Management Plan, only Scope Management is obligatory, whereas Requirements Management is optional. Scope Management is always required because there is always a scope and a scope baseline for every project. And the Scope Management Plan contains the roadmap to address basic project requirements, such as deliverables,…
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