Establish the criteria for flagging, reporting and tracking change with your client. These same criteria should flow down into the contract documents with contractors and vendors.
Use feedback from the field to improve technical performance and PM processes.
Establish an open dialogue with the contracting community; the supply chain is a valuable source for engineering innovation, procurement efficiency and schedule optimization. Proper change management results in clearer expectations and more effective deployment of project resources. It also provides sponsors with critical information for timely decision making.