Scope (project management)
In project management, the term scope has two distinct uses: Project Scope and Product Scope.
Scope involve getting information required to start a project, and the features the product would have that would meet its stakeholders requirements.
- Project Scope
- "The work that needs to be accomplished to deliver a product, service, or result with the specified features and functions."
- Product Scope
- "The features and functions that characterize a product, service, or result."
Notice that Project Scope is more work-oriented, (the hows,) while Product Scope is more oriented toward functional requirements. (the whats.)
- A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) - Fourth Edition. Project Management Institute, 2008. ISBN 978-1-933890-51-7