Hype Creep. Scope Creep’s More Popular Cousin

Jesse Langford
4 min readAug 22, 2023
By Polarpx

At some point in every software developer's career, the term Scope Creep will be discussed.

Scope creep in project management refers to changes, continuous or uncontrolled growth in a project’s scope, at any point after the project begins. — Wikipedia

Scope Creep usually comes from poorly defined expectations of work, bad management, or clients trying to eke…