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by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Doubt on Quiz question about Scrum
Replies: 1
Views: 156

Re: Doubt on Quiz question about Scrum

We will correct it.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: PMP success story
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: PMP success story

Congratulations!! It is encouraging that you found value in the course!!
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Application - Important Question
Replies: 1
Views: 404

Re: PMP Application - Important Question

Please go through following blog, it will help you: https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/how-to- ... tion-form/
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Project Baseline- defined, extent, etc?
Replies: 1
Views: 570

Re: Project Baseline- defined, extent, etc?

Sorry for the late reply, somehow I missed this thread. Baseline means latest approved document which is used to monitor further. For example, if you talk about scope baseline, it includes approved scope and you execute work based on that approved version. You monitor execution if it meet as per the...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 23, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PTA
Replies: 0
Views: 202

PTA

Got following questions: Calculate the point of total assumption using the following data: Target cost = $100,000, Target profit = $20,000, Target Price = $120,000, Buyer/Share ratio = 70/30, Ceiling price = 140,000. SELECT THE CORRECT ANSWER 128571.43 122142.86 135000 115714.29 Correct Option:A Can...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Who is responsible for leading the development of the project charter ?
Replies: 0
Views: 243

Who is responsible for leading the development of the project charter ?

I got following question: Hi Seema, Who is responsible for leading the development of the project charter ? I went thru your videos, but was unable to get a firm answer. The process of developing a project charter can be led by anyone who got delegation from the project Sponsor. The project sponsor ...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Agile and Scrum Certification Open Forum
Topic: What is Releasing Planning in Scrum
Replies: 1
Views: 256

Re: What is Releasing Planning in Scrum

Please watch following video, it will answer your questions:

by seema.sonkiya
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scrum events and ceremonies
Replies: 1
Views: 838

Re: Scrum events and ceremonies

Each sprint includes 4 ceremonies. You can say it in other words - events : 5 where scrum serves as container for other 4 events.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: TDD & ATDD
Replies: 1
Views: 459

Re: TDD & ATDD

Yes, Both TDD & ATDD creating test before code. The difference is: TDD is paradigm where you write test first before coding. It ensures, tests are always available. It result in comprehensive unit tests, which you can run any time. ATDD is little more specific related to writing tests. In ATDD, ...
by seema.sonkiya
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Retro
Replies: 2
Views: 425

Re: Retro

Agreed!!
by seema.sonkiya
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is triangulation technique for estimation?
Replies: 3
Views: 817

Re: What is triangulation technique for estimation?

When you size, you dont think in a way like how much time it will take in coding and how much in testing. for more details, please refer following video:


Multiple stories helps the team to understand the size to compare well.
by seema.sonkiya
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Prioritize Product Backlog
Replies: 1
Views: 369

Re: Prioritize Product Backlog

Yes, it is correct.

Because it is a KANO model, a prioritization technique, recommends to prioritize threshold features, liner and delighter in that sequence.
by seema.sonkiya
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Condition of Satisfaction
Replies: 3
Views: 1761

Re: Condition of Satisfaction

Yes
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stages of Adapative Leadership
Replies: 1
Views: 386

Re: Stages of Adapative Leadership

Please elaborate your question, I did not get it.

what is the source of this question?
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Pit Stop for new aspirant
Replies: 1
Views: 382

Re: Pit Stop for new aspirant

welcome to the iZenBridge forum!!

Start participating here for your doubts, it will help you. following video will also help you to understand - How to prepare well for your PMP exam:


by seema.sonkiya
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: When to Use Agile?
Replies: 4
Views: 2468

Re: When to Use Agile?

following blog gives further insight for - when to use use and when to use waterfall -

https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/when-to ... -vs-agile/

Here is the summary of key points in selecting a project life cycle -

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by seema.sonkiya
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Agile / PMI-ACP® Resources
Topic: When to use Agile VS Waterfall
Replies: 0
Views: 848

When to use Agile VS Waterfall

When you start a project, one of the most important discoveries is to select a life cycle approach. In this selection, you need answers to the following questions – Which one is better - Waterfall or Agile? When to use Agile and when to use a waterfall? Following is the guideline to know when to use...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMI-ACP with above target
Replies: 1
Views: 616

Re: Passed PMI-ACP with above target

Congratulations Sowmya!! And thanks for sharing insightful exam preparation story :-)
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed in first attempt
Replies: 1
Views: 665

Re: Passed in first attempt

Congratulations Abhishek , and thanks for sharing your exam preparation insight!!
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile Risk Management
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Re: Agile Risk Management

team uses the best suited solution for the work. Thats why it does not mandate anything. Here for "reducing the risks iteration by iteration" the risk board is the best solution. Agile also does not mandate using task broad. Task board is widely used so we assume its presence by default. A...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Zero point story
Replies: 1
Views: 559

Re: Zero point story

When work is so small or little that team will not want any velocity credit for it, it estimate it as 0.

For example automatically import of a file in an inventory system and story is just about 15 minutes of code and test.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Condition of Satisfaction
Replies: 3
Views: 1761

Re: Condition of Satisfaction

Condition of satisfaction are functionality expectation of user story. These are the details behind user story. You are "Confirmation" of "CCC" of a user story. The user story chapter has detailed explanation on condition of satisfaction. Let me know what specifically confusing y...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Team Conflicts and Resolution
Replies: 3
Views: 553

Re: Team Conflicts and Resolution

is it clear now?
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: BurnDown/Up charts
Replies: 2
Views: 617

Re: BurnDown/Up charts

Course videos has detailed explanation of these concepts, let me know what is confusing you.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Difference between Daily Standups in scrum and kanban
Replies: 1
Views: 372

Re: Difference between Daily Standups in scrum and kanban

Yes, just to add:

Daily Scrum normally happens in round robin format. Daily Kanban is conducted in 'walk the borad' format where lead walks through the board from right to left focusing items which needs team attention. Team members shares their concerns and challenges during that walk through.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Phase to phase relationships
Replies: 4
Views: 1693

Re: Phase to phase relationships

I suggest to refer following blog to get answers to your questions:

https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/project ... -adaptive/
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: When to Use Agile?
Replies: 4
Views: 2468

Re: When to Use Agile?

Following video explains areas where we need agility and where we can use waterfall:

by seema.sonkiya
Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is triangulation technique for estimation?
Replies: 3
Views: 817

Re: What is triangulation technique for estimation?

When you use story point estimation, you need reference stories to compare one work to other. Why? Because, these story points estimates are unit less. You get story points for a work by comparing the size of those user stories with reference stories. If you are using Fibonacci series as as scale to...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Is there any way to calculate WIP limit?
Replies: 1
Views: 426

Re: Is there any way to calculate WIP limit?

Finding a suitable WIP is an empirical process that requires a continuous inspection and adaptation. Start with a WIP based on team expert judgement ans see how it works for the team. You can use a common rule - If you see bottleneck often at a particular stage reduce WIP If you see people often wai...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Product Roadmap and Product Backlog
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Re: Product Roadmap and Product Backlog

Product Backlog- includes product vision and high level goals to achieve that vision.

Product backlog - includes user needs to achieve those goals.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Splitting stories
Replies: 2
Views: 652

Re: Splitting stories

Cross cutting concerns includes those work which can be applied to all user stories. Like logging exceptions situation which may come while executing user story.

You can create two user stories -
One with out those concerns
One with those concerns.

This makes your user story small.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Need a Session with Sir Saket.
Replies: 2
Views: 1473

Re: Need a Session with Sir Saket.

I hope you enjoyed session with Saket, here is the recording:

by seema.sonkiya
Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Team Conflicts and Resolution
Replies: 3
Views: 553

Re: Team Conflicts and Resolution

from your question - what I am understanding that there are many groups and they are aligning themselves in groups. The example groups could be Developers, testers, Architects etc. This group could be on the basis of location also like US people, India people. When you see languages like only India ...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Seeba Success Story
Replies: 7
Views: 1330

Re: Seeba Success Story

Congratulations Seeba, your hard work paid off :-)
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile Project Governance
Replies: 1
Views: 387

Re: Agile Project Governance

Do you have any specific areas which you did not understand from videos and lesson notes?
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile Risk Management
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Re: Agile Risk Management

Having risk board is not mandatory. But exam may test you concept based on scenarios and these scenarios will not indicate that this is mandatory. Either it would be a best option for the scenario or in the scenario itself team is using risk board.
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Earned Value management - Iteration level
Replies: 2
Views: 455

Re: Earned Value management - Iteration level

We inspect and adapt frequently. You may have overall and iteration level budget.
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Number of sponsors on the project ??
Replies: 9
Views: 4342

Re: Number of sponsors on the project ??

This question is asked multiple times by different candidates.
Here is the detailed discussion on this question:

by seema.sonkiya
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile Estimation
Replies: 1
Views: 449

Re: Agile Estimation

I did not get your question:

" WHY part of Agile Estimation"

Please help me to understand.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Difference between Work package, Planning Package and Hammock activities
Replies: 1
Views: 1650

Re: Difference between Work package, Planning Package and Hammock activities

Please refer following blog to understand difference between planning package and work package: https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/what-are-the-differences-between-work-package-and-planning-package/ Some times, we have a set of related smaller activities which have no dependencies each other. But, thes...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMI-ACP exam with above target
Replies: 1
Views: 883

Re: Passed PMI-ACP exam with above target

Congratulations Ramji Venkatanarayanan and thanks for choosing iZenBridge course for your success :-)
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Distrubuted Agile Teams
Replies: 1
Views: 2227

Re: Distrubuted Agile Teams

Co-location is always recommended. Distributed teams are the reality, and we use tools to reduce the impact of not having face to face interactions.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: In Scrum, what is the condition to meet to list as an impediment?
Replies: 1
Views: 2111

Re: In Scrum, what is the condition to meet to list as an impediment?

I did not get your question, please put some light in it.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP
Replies: 2
Views: 1236

Re: Passed PMP

Congratulations Krishna and thanks for sharing insightful exam experience!!
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Accept estimation changes
Replies: 1
Views: 2083

Re: Accept estimation changes

It is according to the following Agile Principle “Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer's competitive advantage.” The goal is not to follow plan. We continuously observe if we need to validate our steps, decisions for better outcomes...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is zerobug & Prio-fix-bug policies?
Replies: 1
Views: 2055

Re: What is zerobug & Prio-fix-bug policies?

Zero Bug policy:

If there is bug, you need to fix it before doing other work. In this case, we don't prioritize bugs like minor bug, critical bug.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Plan drive project strive to reduce almost all end uncertainty at the start of the project and gradually reduce means
Replies: 2
Views: 2151

Re: Plan drive project strive to reduce almost all end uncertainty at the start of the project and gradually reduce mean

When we are following plan driven approach. In this case, we have the situation where we can plan all project requirements in advance. Things in the project are almost predictable. There could be some assumptions in the project (but not much). These assumptions and other uncertainties brings few ris...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile earned value management
Replies: 2
Views: 2176

Re: Agile earned value management

Please post your questions in right thread. I am moving in ACP Queries and Tips.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile earned value management
Replies: 2
Views: 2176

Re: Agile earned value management

Earned Value Management (EVM) is a well known project management technique which measures the integration of technical performance, cost and schedule against planned performance within a given project. EVM is an integration of technical performance, cost and schedule against planned performance. Thi...

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