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The Perform Integrated Change Control Process is the process of reviewing & communicating all change requests;

The above items are maintained by carefully & continuously managing changes to them.
Integrated change control is done from inception through to the completion of a project:  The project manager is responsible for this ongoing process.
The key benefits of the Perform Integrated Change Control process are: 

  • Allows for documented changes within the project to be considered;
    • In an integrated fashion.
    • While reducing risk from making changes without consideration to project objectives or PLANS.

Change requests can be raised by any stakeholder involved with project.

  • Can be initiated verbally.
  • Must be written form & in change / configuration management system & follow process.
    • Example:  Schedule & Cost impacts estimated and documented.

All requests for changes or modifications are reviewed, approved, or rejected.

  • Ensuring only approved changes are incorporated into the revised baseline.
  • May require customer approval in some cases.
  • By responsible individual:  usually sponsor or PM;
    • Exactly who is responsible is identified in the project management plan or by organization procedure (assets.)
  • By Change Control Board (formally chartered group) responsible for;
  • Acting as follows on change requests & recording & communicating such decisions;
    • Reviewing
    • Evaluating
    • Approving
    • Delaying
    • Rejecting

Approved change requests can require new or revised;

  • Cost estimates
  • Activity sequences
  • Schedule dates
  • Resource requirements
  • Analysis of risk response alternatives
  • Trigger changes to project management plans & project documents

Configuration Control focused on:  Specifications of deliverables & processes.
Change control focusses on identifying, documenting, approving or rejecting change requests.

  • To project documents, deliverables or baselines.

Configuration Identification:  Id & Chose configuration item as basis for how PRODUCT configuration is;

  • Defined & verified  & Products and docs labeled, changes managed, accountability maintained.

Configuration Status Accounting:  Configuration info recorded and reported when should be;

  • Listing of approved configuration ID.
  • Status of approved change to configuration.
  • Implement status.

Configuration Verification & Audit: Ensure composition of project’s configuration items are correct.

  • Corresponding changes are registered, assessed, approved, tracked & implemented correctly.
  • Ensures functional requirements defined in configuration documentation have been met.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
           
           
   
   
   
   
   
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Process Inputs          
Project Management Plan          
Work perf. reports          
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enterprise environmental factors          
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Change log          
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Ensures changes within proj. documented & considered;
*  In an integrated fashion
*  Reduces risk of making changes without analyzing impact to project objectives or plans
         
         
         
         
           
   
   
   
   
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