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Change Freeze


A period where no changes are permitted. This is usually applied in periods of extra caution.

Project Manager Usage Context

In IT project management, usually applies to a freeze on any changes made on production systems. Usually applied during the Christmas period.

Comments / Tips

It's always a good idea to communicate change freeze dates to stakeholders as early possible. Also be clear what components the change freeze applies to as well as the reasons behind the change freeze.

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