feature creep


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feature creep

feature creep

The continual adding of new functions to an information system project while it is in the process of being programmed. See scope creep.
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As a result of those blurring lines, feature creep is an issue for many WCM vendors.
The D Series loaders feature Creep Control and Continuous Flow, which allow operators to slow the track speed of the equipment while maintaining high RPMs on attachment tools.
The new iPhones, two new iPads, and even the new iOS 7 operating system with numerous improvements didn't cut it with an audience looking for revolution instead of products with feature creep and assorted refinements.
Recent competitive moves from carriers like T-Mobile mean that the conflict between OEMs looking to maintain or grow ASP through feature creep and operators looking to shore up margins and reduce subsidy is about to enter a new phase.
As he has struggled with feature creep and taking on projects that are simply too large, Heck has embraced the web as a powerful resource for engineering and tweaking his designs.
But in a medium absolutely plagued by consumer pandering, feature creep and a total disrespect for the artist, I think it's a bad idea.
These seminars address this issue, and are specifically designed for helping engineers re-use design resources, simplify feature creep and reduce engineering costs.
By starting a project plan with a target cost and development schedule, a company prevents feature creep.
It has to be expandable for bug fixes, for feature creep during design, and for upgrade options down the road.
Maybe a case of feature creep and a desperation to include-all and service-all-possible-user-intents.
One can argue that feature creep is forcing many consumers to buy more than they really want.
Make sure the entire team understands the consequences of missed deadlines, feature creep, and quality issues.