We have all done it. We know what it’s like to track changes on a project manually. It seems much easier than having to create change records and get everyone’s approval. But there is a high risk involved in this manual approach. Not only can it affect the validity of our project data, but it obscures visibility into our projects true health. Here’s my story about the importance of project change management.
Awhile back I was asked to help out one of our clients. They were using our PRISM software for project controls on a refinery project. The project had already been running for a couple of years and they were about 50% complete.