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by seema.sonkiya
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Cleared PMI ACP with Above Target
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: Cleared PMI ACP with Above Target

Congratulations Anuj and thanks for sharing your success story.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Sprint Planning Meeting - capacity cylinder
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Sprint Planning Meeting - capacity cylinder

During the initial sprint, the team collaborates to understand the capacity later based on prior sprints, they can come up how much story points they can deliver during a sprint.

Let me know if more clarification is required.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Daily Scrum ..
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Daily Scrum ..

It is development team meeting by development team to synchronize their work.
PO is not needed for Daily Scrum. SM just facilitate and ensure that it is completed in 15 mins. Also he record team impediments, rest of discussion is related to development team and they listen each other.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: SM Facilitation...
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: SM Facilitation...

Yes, it is correct. SM is responsible that Scrum is followed properly including all ceremonies.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Change During the Sprint
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Re: Change During the Sprint

1.Is it possible to change the Priority During Sprint ? Yes, as an exception, if business condition changes, prioritizes can be changed. PO and development team collaborate to take a call how to reorganize the existing work of sprint. For example, If a new priority item is added a low priority item...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: User Stories..
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: User Stories..

1.Is the card space enough to write the Acceptance tests since it is only 3 * 5’’ card !!!! Card is just a token to trigger a conversation within a team. You can write acceptance test in a separate document. 2.Where CONVERSATION is recorded? It is up to the team to decide where to record the conver...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Difference in Ideal days - Hrs..
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: Difference in Ideal days - Hrs..

One ideal day = how many hours we have in a day after removal of any interruptions. Normally we have 8 hours in a day and out of which if we have 6 hours interrupted then one ideal day has 6 hours. Ideal Hours = time without interruptions is considered. Means if we have 180 mins and and 60 mins we c...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: `Reference Book...
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: `Reference Book...

In videos, reference books means which are prescribed by PMI:
https://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documen ... sights.pdf
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile VS Scrum Approach..
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: Agile VS Scrum Approach..

Scrum is one of the practice to realize Agile Value and principles. Agile is not an approach, it is a framework and scrum van be used to realize Agile values and principles.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Generic Agile Role...
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: Generic Agile Role...

I dis not get your question. What is the source of this questions?
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Soft Skills
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: Soft Skills

A mature team needs less amount of time for coaching. An XP coach can be an Agile Coach.

Agile coach is a designation within organizations, it is not coming from the roles of any Agile Frameworks.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Coaching VS Facilitating...
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Re: Coaching VS Facilitating...

Please watch following video to understand role of facilitator

by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Coaching VS Facilitating...
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Re: Coaching VS Facilitating...

Facilitator helps the team to explore options and he take care proper participation from each participant.

Coach enable coachee to think in proper way, he don't give solution, he help in bringing solution from the coachee itself.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Shared Group in Agile...
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Shared Group in Agile...

There is no such practices is described specifically. Agile is just about 4 values and 12 principles, in whatever way your work is aligned with these values and principles, you are Agile. In different frameworks like Scrum, XP different roles have been explained. Procurement is a general video to ex...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: STAKEHOLDERS PARTICIPATION IN AGILE EVENTS...
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: STAKEHOLDERS PARTICIPATION IN AGILE EVENTS...

To develop a product, collaboration with stakeholders comes in the bucket of the product owner. For such ceremonies, PO has the responsibility to work with them. SM can help him to facilitate to organize a successful event.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: AGILE PMO...
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: AGILE PMO...

At the project level the main responsibility lies with team coaches. The PMO work with them to support team, to manage dependencies, to reduce risks across projects etc.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile Roles...
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: Agile Roles...

AGILE LEADER - SCRUM MASTER - MANAGER = SERVANT LEADER

What is the source of this question?
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: EVENTS & WORKSHOP VENUE IN AGILE..
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: EVENTS & WORKSHOP VENUE IN AGILE..

Caves and common concept is not related to these ceremonies. It means, workspace includes both private spaces (caves) where any team member can work without being interrupted by group chatter. It also includes common areas, where team members can pull together for face to face time. This caves and c...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Prioritization ...
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Prioritization ...

No, product owner owns the product related decisions but he doesn't do alone, he collaborates with everyone including the development team and other stakeholders.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Prioritization methods from Mike...
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: Prioritization methods from Mike...

You can consider them, though much questions have not observed in the exam.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PB Creation...
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: PB Creation...

Product Owner is an authority who takes the final call related to the product. Product Owner does not create alone. He collaborates with everyone including stakeholders to explore details. If needed, a workshop can be conducted to create a product backlog. Additionally, whenever an item identified i...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Release Plan..
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Re: Release Plan..

If needed, grooming of Product Backlog can be done during release planning.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Story Map Creation...
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: Story Map Creation...

It needs collaboration with Product Owner. SM can facilitate it. Actually Story Map work is owned by Product Owner and developed in involvement of Development Team. Story Map is one of the way to show product roadmap and any product related decisions are owned by product owner.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk Adjusted Backlog...
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: Risk Adjusted Backlog...

No, In Scrum we have only two backlog - Product Backlog and Sprint Backlog. Actually, these backlogs are risk adjusted. Risk-adjusted means: - Whenever we identify a risk we identify risk response strategies and these responses are also added in the backlog - These risk responses are also prioritize...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: DOD & DOR ...
Replies: 1
Views: 84

Re: DOD & DOR ...

For Definition of Done, Scrum Team is responsible. - Development Team explores what the completion criteria are needed from the development point of view, SM can facilitate to explore these criteria - Product Owner can communicate his expectations for product backlog items. In Summary, Scrum Team co...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Feature VS Theme...
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Feature VS Theme...

Theme is a group of related user stories and these user stories are decomposed from features.
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP on 11-Dec-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: Passed PMP on 11-Dec-2018

Congratulations Sumit and thanks for sharing your exam lesson learned!!
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Cut off marks
Replies: 1
Views: 133

Re: Cut off marks

These details have not disclosed by PMI. You need to sue the evaluation criteria to check if you are ready for the exam. For iZenBridge course, if you are getting 80% marks you are ready for the exam. During mock attempts, identify gaps and fill those gaps using videos and forum. In course, the firs...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMI-ACP Certification : PDUs ???
Replies: 1
Views: 1416

Re: PMI-ACP Certification : PDUs ???

Hi Sanjay,

The following blog will help you: https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/ways-to ... tification

In case of further question, please write back to me.
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: 307

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: 272

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: 206

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: 206

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: 259

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: 600

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: 261

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: 268

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: 4639

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: 279

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: 209

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: 209

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: 290

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: 275

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: 270

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: 342

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: 342

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: 342

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: 342

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: 3
Views: 562

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: 342

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?

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