5. You are a project manager at a real estate company that develops and manages commercial, retail and residential properties in United States and Europe. As a company continues to grow, the company’s IT infrastructure is unable to meet business needs of organization.
Specifically, you have been assigned to upgrade the company’s IT infrastructure. Specifically, your team has been asked to implement a corporate general ledger system, improve accounting and real estate processes, develop and implement lease tracking system, and implement HR and payroll systems and perform diagnostics and monthly closures.
Your project team has already completed all the initiating / project planning activities and received sign-off approvals on the project charter, project scope, and detailed work packages. Your project team is in the process of completing all the work packages. However, your client has just file a change request to add additional reporting functionality to the IT application. Fortunately you have already determined that this functionality will only add one week to the critical path. To accommodate with the request, you’ve determined that you could compress the schedule to recover one extra week. Which of the following should you perform NEXT?