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by seema.sonkiya
Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Sprint Planning meeting in APM framework?
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Sprint Planning meeting in APM framework?

. Is sprint planning a ITERATION 0 Activity ? SINCE speculate from APDM is a ITERATION 0 Activity !!!!! Is sprint planning is happening at Exploration Cycle ? There is no format for the sprint planning meeting for iteration 0, it is designed based on project need. Exploration Cycle includes all spr...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Who all are there in retrospective meeting?
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Who all are there in retrospective meeting?

Retrospective Meeting Scrum team is Gathering …who are all these people?


Everyone from the Scrum team is involved in the retrospective meeting. Issues can be raised by anyone. If SM is speaking to discuss retrospective items that time facilitation can be taken care by any other team member.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: When different te
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: When different te

The Scrum Framework is not divided into any phase. Also, APM framework can be used in any agile practice. The Scrum Framework and APM frameworks are not tightly coupled. In general PO and SM can be identified as soon as the project is initiated (envision phase) and team members can be identified to ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: When different te
Replies: 1
Views: 45

When different te

Got following questions: 1. In what Phase / stage Agile Dev Team members (Generalizing specialists) are selected / Identified and by whom ? 2. In what Phase / stage Scrum Master is selected and by whom ? 3. Is it possible to comeback to Visioning Phase (Envision) in the middle of the project due to ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: When different te
Replies: 0
Views: 37

When different te

Got following questions: 1. In what Phase / stage Agile Dev Team members (Generalizing specialists) are selected / Identified and by whom ? 2. In what Phase / stage Scrum Master is selected and by whom ? 3. Is it possible to comeback to Visioning Phase (Envision) in the middle of the project due to ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: On what basis TO DO – WIP limit is fixed ?
Replies: 0
Views: 378

On what basis TO DO – WIP limit is fixed ?

Got the following question: On what basis TO DO – WIP limit is fixed ? There is no secret formula about how many items we can put in to-do and how many we can put in WIP limit. We select items from backlog to to-do based on what we can finish within a shorter period of time. The backlog is a list of...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: When to educate stakeholders?
Replies: 0
Views: 37

When to educate stakeholders?

Got the following question: At what Phase / Stage "Educating Stakeholders about Agile" is happening in Agile Environment? and who is responsible for educating different type / level of Stakeholders ? FOR EX > 1.Executives and proiect sponsors: Phase / Stage & Responsible Person ?? 2.Ma...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Stakeholder Identification in Agile Projects
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Stakeholder Identification in Agile Projects

Got the following question: Who identify all the relevant staheholders for the Particular projects in Agile Environment since It is important to identify all the stakeholders and carefully follow their involvement in the project? Mainly product owner is responsible for stakeholder identification and...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Questions about Our classes, Online Classes, Webinars, Booking, Payment etc.
Topic: Change control
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Change control

Is this related to PMP, please post in the appropriate section?
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: How come TIME & COST could be fixed since the Project is Uncertain?
Replies: 0
Views: 47

How come TIME & COST could be fixed since the Project is Uncertain?

Got the following question: How come TIME & COST could be fixed since the Project is Uncertain ? Are we talking about ITERATION CYCLE FIXED TIME & COST? You need to take care of time to market. If time and cost are fixed it means scope is variable. Here the emphasis is what best we can deliv...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Resource Management in Agile?
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Resource Management in Agile?

Resource Management is considered in Agile Principles, as per Agile principles like as follows: 1. Agile principles focus on collaboration where business people, developers, SME collaborate daily during the project. This collaboration helps in resource management. 2. As the best architectures, requi...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Resource Management in Agile?
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Resource Management in Agile?

Got the following question:
How resource management is working in AGILE ENVI?
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is internal Quality?
Replies: 0
Views: 58

What is internal Quality?

Got following question? What is internal quality? When quality is achieved through the design which makes which makes it easy to maintain and amenable to change in the future. XP principles mainly work for internal quality like refactoring, clear coding, relentless testing, Internal quality is about...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is collaborative team?
Replies: 0
Views: 46

What is collaborative team?

Collaborative Team Means ??? Dev Team or Entire Team ? Any Specific Roles only Included under the Collaborative Team??? A collaborative Team is a group of team members who share ommon beliefs to achieve a common goal. They are in good communication, highly engaged, demonstrates a willingness to be c...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: How Lean can be used in Problem Detection and Resolution?
Replies: 0
Views: 46

How Lean can be used in Problem Detection and Resolution?

Lean is a way of thinking to maximize customer value and minimizing waste. ACP content outline mentions following tasks in problem detection and resolution: Working in an environment where each team member can raise risk or issues. Maintaining a visible, and prioritized list of threats and issues to...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Why Scrum for Value Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning?
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: Why Scrum for Value Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning?

Following tasks included in Adaptive Planning: Involvement in progressive elaboration of top-level plans as you move forward. Making plans visible and transparent to increase commitment level and reduce uncertainty. Involved in refinement of scope, schedule, and cost estimates to reflect the latest ...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Why Scrum for Value Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning?
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: Why Scrum for Value Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning?

Following tasks belong to Team Performance: Devising ground rules in cooperation with all team members to encourage team commitment for shared outcomes. Contributing to developing team interpersonal and technical skills for all known project objectives to create Maximum Business Value within budget ...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Why Scrum for Value Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning?
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: Why Scrum for Value Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning?

Following tasks are included in stakeholder engagement: Working with business stakeholders to know their interests, needs, and expectations. Developing a working agreement among key stakeholders to promote participation and collaboration. Assessing changes to ensure that new stakeholders are appropr...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Why Scrum for Value Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning?
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: Why Scrum for Value Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning?

As per content outline, following tasks are described for Value-Driven Delivery domain: Defining work from the end-user point of view and minimizing non-value added work. Defining acceptance criteria for features and requirements by gaining consensus. Selecting and tailor the team’s processes suite ...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP exam today!
Replies: 1
Views: 149

Re: Passed PMP exam today!

Congratulations Salman!! Please share your detailed lesson learned here, it will help others.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Why Scrum for Value Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning?
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Why Scrum for Value Driven Delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning?

Got the following questions
PMI-ACP has seven domains and how Scrum helps in Value Driven delivery, Stakeholder Engagement, Team Performance, Adaptive Planning?
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Who is Agile Project Manager?
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Who is Agile Project Manager?

Got the following question Who is Agile Project Manager? There is no such designation prescribed in any of the frameworks. PMI is using this term because they understand it is not necessary that a person who is working as a Manager, can't use Agile values and principles. Designation wise they could ...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Who is Agile Coach?
Replies: 0
Views: 41

Who is Agile Coach?

Got the following question: Who is Agile Coach …. How it is Different from Scrum Master ? Is he belong to the the Agile Team working for some specific Project / Product? Please watch the following video to get good details about what is an Agile Coach: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfdjloyMU9g Scru...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Who is Agile Practitioner ?
Replies: 0
Views: 40

Who is Agile Practitioner ?

Got the following question: a person actively engaged in an art, discipline, or profession, especially medicine. If we google, it shows a practitioner is a person actively engaged in an art, discipline, or profession, especially medicine is a practitioner In the same way, an Agile practitioner is a ...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is Business Agility?
Replies: 0
Views: 34

What is Business Agility?

Got the following question: 1. What is Business Agility? Business Agility is related to the ability of an organization to quickly adapt business changes. Changes can come from anywhere: Internal - like related to skill sets, etc. External - like technological, political regulations, a social trend r...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 646

Re: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS

Just to share, uploading of videos and ppts will be done during the weekend.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 646

Re: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS

Sorry for the delay.

I have created PPTs, tomorrow I will upload these in study material and then I will start making videos. These will be available soon.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Manage Stakeholder
Replies: 7
Views: 283

Re: Manage Stakeholder

Hi Salman,
As a paid customer, I request you to post questions in the Exclusive PMP area to ensure fast response. Please use the following threads:

PMP® Queries and Tips
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by seema.sonkiya
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Product Backlog
Replies: 1
Views: 119

Re: Product Backlog

Product Backlog is an ordered list where higher priorities items come at first. Items are detailed appropriately means top items are small in size and items which are at the bottom are big in size and mostly at the epic level. Also, the estimation is mainly done based on the size of the work. So if ...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:13 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Product Backlog
Replies: 1
Views: 119

Product Backlog

Got the following question I was going through the PMI ACP online video courses. Under Scrum in the Scrum Artifacts: Product Backlog video it is mentioned that product backlog should have an estimation for each item. Product backlog is a collection of requirements, be it Large, Big, Medium or Small ...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: PMI-PBA ® Resources
Topic: PMI-PBA Study Plan
Replies: 0
Views: 125

PMI-PBA Study Plan

by seema.sonkiya
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: Value Engineering
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: Value Engineering

In Value engineering value is identified as a ratio of function to cost. It includes following steps: I. Gather Information: a. What is being done now? b. Who is doing it? c. What could it do? d. What must it not do? II. Measure Performance: a. How will the alternatives be measured? b. What are the ...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: Various Modeling Language
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: Various Modeling Language

You are not required to go in deep for these topics, these will not come in exam.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: Unclear for using of focus group tool
Replies: 3
Views: 563

Re: Unclear for using of focus group tool

Now please check, it will be accessible now.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: Bench-marking and Competitive Analysis
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: Bench-marking and Competitive Analysis

The Goal of benchmarking is to understand industry benchmarks, it is kind of market research which helps to compare their existing performance against benchmarks. Here you analyze best practices and services due to their superior performance and wide acceptance. For example, you can analyze what is ...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Slack.
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Re: Slack.

In XP, the goal of each weekly cycles is to have running tested features by completing selected stories. Each iteration is time box and in this period team needs to produce something to show to the customers for feedback. Now as you have a fixed period for running and tested work, in case you feel t...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMI-ACP exam on 19th Sep 2018- Thank you iZenbridge
Replies: 1
Views: 396

Re: Passed PMI-ACP exam on 19th Sep 2018- Thank you iZenbridge

Congratulations Halayya and thanks for sharing your exam success story :-)
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: References to answers to the PMI-PBA Exam online questions ?
Replies: 1
Views: 367

Re: References to answers to the PMI-PBA Exam online questions ?

Thanks for the suggestion. We will take care in the next update.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Release Burndown Bar Chart vs Release Burndown Chart
Replies: 0
Views: 324

Release Burndown Bar Chart vs Release Burndown Chart

Got the following question: Can you please help me to clear the difference between Release Burndown Bar Chart vs Release Burndown Chart. Release Burn Down Chart: It monitors the progress of iterations. On the X-axis, iterations are plotted, and on Y axis story points are plotted. We update this char...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 646

Re: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS

Hi, I am sorry for the delay. I got a leg injury that's why I could not do it. I will start recording on 24 Sep, and by the end of the month, these will be available. The most of the concepts are explained in other videos. If you need early, I can have a special session with you.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMI-ACP exam!
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Re: Passed PMI-ACP exam!

Congratulations Mohammad Abu Nasar and thanks for sharing your exam success story!!
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scope Management
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Re: Scope Management

As a iZenBridge customer, please post your questions in the exclusive area, I am moving there.
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 646

Re: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS

Hi, a couple of videos from this chapter have not been added, these will be available within 10 days. If you need a discussion on this topics, we can discuss during the upcoming clarification session.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: Did someone create a PMI-PBA Study Table to share ?
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Re: Did someone create a PMI-PBA Study Table to share ?

let's discuss this during the upcoming session.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Lesson notes for chapter -21
Replies: 1
Views: 387

Re: Lesson notes for chapter -21

These are the additional and extended videos to clarify more details. We created lesson notes from the PMI reference books which are an essential part of the exam.

We can discuss items which are not clear.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scrum - "Stop Doing/Start Doing/Keep Doing"
Replies: 1
Views: 273

Re: Scrum - "Stop Doing/Start Doing/Keep Doing"

These are the action items of Sprint Retrospective:

Improvements which have been accepted from next spring are Start Doing
Activities which are not adding value - stop them
Activities which are proven good - keep doing them
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Sprint Retrospective
Replies: 1
Views: 283

Re: Sprint Retrospective

Scrum Guide does not say about it also it is out of scope from PMI-ACP exam. But it is common that appropriate representatives from the different Scrum Team meet to explore, identify and make transparent issues that have impacted more than a single team. Individual Scrum holds their retrospective an...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP Exam Today - 1st Attempt
Replies: 3
Views: 1047

Re: Passed PMP Exam Today - 1st Attempt

Congratulations and thanks for sharing your exam lesson learned!!
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Agile / PMI-ACP® Resources
Topic: Discussion on User Stories
Replies: 0
Views: 608

Discussion on User Stories

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