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by seema.sonkiya
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Looking for PMP Prep e-Books/PDF
Replies: 1
Views: 1281

Re: Looking for PMP Prep e-Books/PDF

Please post your question in the right section. I am moving this thread Queries and Tips section.

And for books, please write to support@izenbridge.com. Forum is available to clarify your doubts related to the PMP topics.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Cleared PMP on Feb, 10th 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 3783

Re: Cleared PMP on Feb, 10th 2020

Congratulations Neeraj, Thanks for choosing iZenBridge in your success.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Confused between Risk Report and Risk Register
Replies: 3
Views: 2993

Re: Confused between Risk Report and Risk Register

Victor, please post in PMP exclusive area. The open area is for those who are not iZenBridge customers.

I am moving your post there
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: Elicitation
Replies: 1
Views: 9581

Re: Elicitation

I missed somehow this question, I am sorry for the delay. There is no specific way to gather requirements. You need to see who has the authentic source of requirements. Requirements are discovered based on your analysis of - where can I ger requirements? Sometimes you need to brainstorm requirements...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Kanban Board
Replies: 1
Views: 5832

Re: Kanban Board

WIP limit is not determined by urgency of work. If an urgent work comes, work, either team capacity is increased or team remove some work items which are less urgent

Yes, a team can mention estimation on Kanban Board, it is up to the team
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Thanks to Izenbridge.com I passed the PMI-PBA with flying colors!
Replies: 2
Views: 7368

Re: Thanks to Izenbridge.com I passed the PMI-PBA with flying colors!

Congratulations Carol!! Thanks for choosing iZenBridge in your success :-)
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: PMP Pilot Exam - March
Replies: 1
Views: 706

Re: PMP Pilot Exam - March

For the pilot exam, you need to know how the modern project manager looks like: the following blog will help you to know more: https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/pmp-exam-changes-2019 Our current course will help you, keep in mind that for each process, around 50% of questions will come from Agile. So ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Difference between Actor and Persona?
Replies: 1
Views: 743

Re: Difference between Actor and Persona?

An actor represents a role like: A Customer, Credit Card Processor A Jobseeker An employer Let's take an example of Customer as an actor - It could be a person or organization which does business with a Bank. Personas are an instance of an Actor. An actor can include several different types of custo...
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: 1297

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: 1109

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: 1112

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: 2336

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: 1
Views: 1063

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: 1645

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: 1337

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: 1590

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: 1139

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: 1223

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: 1744

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: 1070

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: 2664

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: 1123

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: 1077

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: 3388

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: 2811

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: 1749

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: 1405

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: 1592

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: 1289

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: 2664

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: 1441

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: 1381

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: 1060

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: 2596

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: 3388

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: 1744

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: 1168

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: 1339

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: 1425

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: 2262

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: 1441

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: 2581

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: 1100

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: 1592

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: 1247

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: 5092

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: 1194

Re: Agile Estimation

I did not get your question:

" WHY part of Agile Estimation"

Please help me to understand.

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