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validate scope

Postby dipti5ece Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:58 am


I wanted to know while you validate scope,that is when you meet the customer why cant we carry wpr with us instead of wpd..??

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Re: validate scope

Postby celina Sat Mar 21, 2015 12:29 pm

As per my understanding, Validate Scope is a M&C process and WPD would be input to M&C process group and output would be WPR.
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Re: validate scope

Postby manishpn Sun Mar 22, 2015 1:55 pm

Hi Dipti,

WPD are raw data of actual work performed whereas WPR are report meant to to distribute to project stakeholders with specific purpose, there can be many variations of WPR based on who is the recipient, like variance report, status report, forecast report, quality report, Human resource report etc

If customer wants to accept deliverable by validating it w.r.t to required functionality they cannot do the same by looking at reports,

e.g : customer needs to validate web page response time can they do it with WPR?
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Re: validate scope

Postby saket Fri Mar 27, 2015 3:32 pm

The project performance reports will be reaching to customer from Manage Communication , so do not mix processes, just limit the Validate Scope to Validation of scope only, customer is not checking schedule variance , EV , and risks while doing validate scope, you have have different stakeholder to see deliverable and validate than project performance reports.
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Re: validate scope

Postby coolpmp69 Fri Mar 27, 2015 4:56 pm

In validate scope, WPD is used to communicate to the customer about the amount of work done, number of change request raised for product/deliverable for nonconformity, number of testing done etc.
In general, remember WPD comes from execution phase and is fed into validate scope process that is in M&C controlling phase. Refer to project information flow diagram on page 59 in PMBOK

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