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by seema.sonkiya
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Finally I Achieved PMP Certification
Replies: 3
Views: 343

Re: Finally I Achieved PMP Certification

Thanks for sharing such a insightful story, I am sure it would be helpful to future aspirants!!

Congratulations once again :-)
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Ideal time vs Elapsed time
Replies: 1
Views: 217

Re: Ideal time vs Elapsed time

Elapsed Time means the passage of time from the beginning of an event to end. If I take three days from start to finish an activity then elapsed time is three days. Ideal Time: The actual time given in doing activities is known as Ideal Time. It does not include meeting times, lunchtime, phone times.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Planning poker-Estimations
Replies: 1
Views: 202

Re: Planning poker-Estimations

How estimates in planning poker finalized? It is a consensus based technique. PO or customer read user story and describe, and provide clarification to the estimators. Here each estimator holds a deck of Planning Poker cards Values on these cards shows the number of story points, ideal days, or any ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile estimations types
Replies: 2
Views: 203

Re: Agile estimations types

Agile is about 4 values and 12 principles. It does not say anything about estimations. Anything we do, if align with these values and principles - we are following agile. Story point estimations and Ideal days estimations are famous, so we use them when we are working in Agile environment. These are...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile estimations types
Replies: 2
Views: 203

Re: Agile estimations types

Agile is about 4 values and 12 principles. It does not say anything about estimations. Anything we do, if align with these values and principles - we are following agile. Story point estimations and Ideal days estimations are famous, so we use them when we are working in Agile environment. These are...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: User stories Estimations
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Re: User stories Estimations

If I talk about Scrum Framework - It has a Product Backlog. Which has a backlog of items, it can include user stories also. Now product backlog has DEEP property. D: Detailed Appropriately E; Emergent E; Estimated P: Prioritized So, whenever you identify a user story, you need to estimate to put in ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Velocity
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Re: Velocity

Let's start with - What is Velocity? The velocity is the number of story points delivered/demoed on a Sprint. Now the next question is - what is a story point? It is the quantum of work involved. In other words, it is a bigness of the task. It has no unit. The team estimates in story point where the...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu May 16, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile Estimations
Replies: 1
Views: 143

Re: Agile Estimations

We don't convert story points in hours. There is no direct relationship in story points and hours. The idea of estimating in story points is to compare one user story with others to see how long this story will take in comparison to other stories. In case we seek a direct co-relation with a story po...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri May 10, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Certified PMP today
Replies: 3
Views: 315

Re: Certified PMP today

Congratulations Ragi Sunil!!
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Finally I Achieved PMP Certification
Replies: 3
Views: 343

Re: Finally I Achieved PMP Certification

Congratulations Anand, your hard work paid off :-)
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Learning Path to follow for PMP preparation
Replies: 1
Views: 170

Re: Learning Path to follow for PMP preparation

Please go through the following blog: https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/pmp-study-plan/

I am sure; this blog will answer your questions thoroughly, in case you need further discussion, write to me at seema.sonkiya@izenbridge.com
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Introduction, Role, Environment
Replies: 1
Views: 169

Re: Introduction, Role, Environment

All chapters and sections of PMBOK are important for your exam. This chapter plays a significant role to set a core ground to understand project life cycles, the role of PM, and EEF. Understanding these concepts helps you start your preparation at the right foot.
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Scrum Meeting & Retrospective
Replies: 1
Views: 200

Re: Scrum Meeting & Retrospective

The daily Scrum is not just about helping the team and to remove impediments. It is Team meeting, where each other collaborate to see how best they can achieve the sprint goal. This is the inspect and adapt of Sprint Backlog, which helps the team to achieve sprint goal best. If impediments are there...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Refining & Prioritization
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: Refining & Prioritization

Prioritization is one of the activities of product backlog refinement. Product Backlog refinement is on going process. Product Backlog refinement includes: - Adding items - Removing items - reshuffle backlog items as per priority. For Sprint Backlog priority, team self-organizes to meet the Sprint G...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile PM Vs Traditional PM Vs Scrum Master
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Re: Agile PM Vs Traditional PM Vs Scrum Master

There is no formal Project Manager role in any of the Agile Practices Like Scrum, XP, etc. Various other roles share the roles and responsibilities of a project manager. If I talk about Scrum, Scrum Master is a process master at getting the team at the best level of performance. But unlike a traditi...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Oliver 75 PMP Questions
Topic: Queries
Replies: 1
Views: 204

Re: Queries

1) Pass percentage of PMP Exam ? PMI does not disclose the passing score for the PMP® exam. PMI uses an algorithm to determine your result. This algorithm analyses answers to your questions and gives a grade based on their difficulty level. It means PMI sets a difficulty level to all questions and ...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: impediments in deployment - who would resolve ?
Replies: 1
Views: 283

Re: impediments in deployment - who would resolve ?

If you talk about Scrum, PO must put items in product backlog based on priority. To understand that priority, he works with stakeholders, resolves conflicts and based on market and user research decisions are taken. There is no Proxy Product Owner role in Scrum. In reality, we may have, but actually...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conflict Resolution Technique - Specific Examples
Replies: 1
Views: 187

Re: Conflict Resolution Technique - Specific Examples

Please refer following item from quampus: 21. 9.5.2.1 Conflict Management
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Process ITTOs
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: Process ITTOs

Please refer following blog to get the answer: https://www.izenbridge.com/blog/pmp-itto/
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Achieved PMP Credentials last week
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Re: Achieved PMP Credentials last week

Congratulations and thanks for choosing iZenBridge in your success!!
by seema.sonkiya
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: REQUIREMENTS PACKAGE
Replies: 1
Views: 304

Re: REQUIREMENTS PACKAGE

Based on the PMI Guide to Business Analysis, Page no 410: Requirement package is a set of product information that is used to communicate information about the solution ar point in time (e.g., At the end of a phase or iteration) Requirements which are approved are called requirement baseline., these...
by seema.sonkiya
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: solution evaluation
Replies: 1
Views: 286

Re: solution evaluation

No such steps are described in solution evaluation. These testing activities are business analysis activities, but PMI does not specify which designation is responsible for it. Your Business Analysis Planning RACI matrix can clarify who is responsible for what.
by seema.sonkiya
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: PRODUCT BACKLOG MANAGEMENT
Replies: 1
Views: 256

Re: PRODUCT BACKLOG MANAGEMENT

First of Product Backlog management and refinement all are business analysis activities. If team has PO and BA both roles, PO takes final decision related to Product backlog like which item will go in backlog, what would be the priority, and what item can be removed. BA can help to collect informati...
by seema.sonkiya
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: PRODUCT OWNER
Replies: 1
Views: 265

Re: PRODUCT OWNER

Product owner takes the final call for any product related decision. In many organizations, product owner roles come into the picture once the project is initiated, well it all depends on organization culture. the PO owns the product requirement and has the ultimate responsibility for requirement ma...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: QUALITY DEPLOYMENT
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: QUALITY DEPLOYMENT

QFD is one of the facilitation technique where different stakeholders come together to understand critical customer needs. Facilitator facilitates the session to explore cross-functional requirements and to reconcile differences. For example, you want to deliver a Jon Site mobile app; you can conduc...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: QUALITY DEPLOYMENT
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: QUALITY DEPLOYMENT

Are you talking about quality function deployment?
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: COST OF REQUIRED CAPABILITIES
Replies: 1
Views: 286

Re: COST OF REQUIRED CAPABILITIES

We need to include a cost-benefit analysis in the Business Case, and the project is initiated only when Business Case is approved. So you need to consider the cost of the selected option in the Cost-Benefit analysis.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: change management in adaptive
Replies: 1
Views: 267

Re: change management in adaptive

Backlog management concept is applied in an Agile way (Adaptive Life Cycle) of delivering products, in this environment we need to address change requests which are frequently coming. And if we talk about Scrum Framework, the change management is taken care by process framework itself. Work is deliv...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: change management steps in predictive life cycle
Replies: 1
Views: 251

Re: change management steps in predictive life cycle

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by seema.sonkiya
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: Tripe constraints in Agile
Replies: 0
Views: 303

Tripe constraints in Agile

Got following question: Plz confirm this point : In agile, time and cost are fixed, the scope is defined per itration In Agile, we start with the top-level idea and explore scope based on what is known related to that idea. In this way, we start with high-level requirements and scope of the product ...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is the meaning of risk spikes ?
Replies: 0
Views: 231

What is the meaning of risk spikes ?

Got following question: What is the meaning of risk spikes ? I knew the risk assessment process which is explained in pmp But for risk spikes i confused Risk spikes are those stories where risk are high and used to drive out uncertainties involved. A spike is an investigation to explore the answer o...
by seema.sonkiya
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 25: Approval of Scope
Replies: 0
Views: 272

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 25: Approval of Scope

The video starts with the question: You have recently started planning of the project and got a call from the sponsor to include one of the stakeholders as approving authority of scope, what would you do next? A. Meet the stakeholder and discuss scope baseline B. Meet the stakeholder to understand n...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 24: Delay in Scope Baseline
Replies: 0
Views: 191

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 24: Delay in Scope Baseline

The video starts with the question: It is taking a long time to get an agreement on the Scope baseline, and the project team is not utilized well, what do you do Next? A. Let the team start the work B. Release the team for sometime C. Raise a Risk that this may delay the project D. Find a way to dev...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 23: Challenge in Stakeholder Requirement
Replies: 0
Views: 195

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 23: Challenge in Stakeholder Requirement

This Video starts with the following question While capturing requirement with stakeholders, you observe it is challenging to explore without making assumptions, what is the best way to validate these assumptions? A. Record Assumptions in Requirement Document B. Add risks of wrong assumptions and pl...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 22: Difficult Requirement from Client
Replies: 0
Views: 185

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 22: Difficult Requirement from Client

This Video starts with the following question Your organization has a history of failed implementation attempt of a given requirement, and you see this new client asking for it again, what do you do next? A. Document the requirement. B. Add risk in risk register about this requirement. C. Share the ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 21: Client Requirement
Replies: 0
Views: 188

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 21: Client Requirement

This Video starts with the following question You are collecting requirements from stakeholders and discover that many stakeholders are asking for things which are not included in the project scope as outlined in the project charter, what do you do next? A. Reject the requirement B. Raise a change r...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 20: Payment issues on accepted deliverables
Replies: 0
Views: 184

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 20: Payment issues on accepted deliverables

This Video starts with the following question You are doing project closure; the client's finance team does not understand accepted deliverable and finding it difficult to release the payment. What do you do next? a. Share WBS with the finance team. b. Share the Project Charter with the finance team...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 19: Payment term in Contract
Replies: 0
Views: 167

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 19: Payment term in Contract

This Video starts with the following question The client accepts the final deliverables, the payment term agreed in the contract makes you get paid only after six months, what do you do next? a. Complete the project closure b. Wait for money to receive for Project Closure c. Keep some critical membe...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 18: Payment issue for Change in Scope
Replies: 0
Views: 163

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 18: Payment issue for Change in Scope

This Video starts with the following question Your client is not willing to pay for the change in scope, and this issue was pending for long, what to do when it is heading for closure? A. Get stakeholders on the negotiation table B. Go ahead and close the project and keep this issue open for future ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 17: Stakeholders Feedback at Project Closure
Replies: 0
Views: 169

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 17: Stakeholders Feedback at Project Closure

This Video starts with the following question During project closure, you are collecting feedbacks using a survey tool, and you find only 5% of the stakeholders provided the feedback, what do you do next? a. Check Organization Process Asset and Project Management Plan b. Develop a strategy to get at...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 16: Release Project team
Replies: 0
Views: 158

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 16: Release Project team

This Video starts with the following question While transferring the ownership of the project you discover that the client representative is only available after three months, your sponsor is expecting the release of the team. What would you do next? a. Close the project with documentation and relea...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 15: Risk related to Documentation
Replies: 0
Views: 159

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 15: Risk related to Documentation

This video starts with the question You are transferring the ownership of the project and realize that some part of the documentation which is needed to operate the system is missing, the client is not aware of it. What do you do next? A. Inform sponsor about the risk. B. Perform impact analysis. C....
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 14: Unsatisfied Stakeholders
Replies: 0
Views: 155

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 14: Unsatisfied Stakeholders

The video starts with the question : During Project closure you discover that majority of stakeholders are not happy with accepted deliverables, what do you do next? A. Raise a Change Request to improve deliverables B. Go ahead with project closure C. Record the learning in a lesson learned document...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 13: Ownership issue at Client side
Replies: 0
Views: 148

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 13: Ownership issue at Client side

The video starts with the question: You have obtained the final acceptance of the project deliverables. You realize that the client has no one ready to take the ownership of deliverables. What would you do next? A. Propose a support contract B. Go ahead with Project Closure C. Inform the Sponsor D. ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 12: Assignment of new Client
Replies: 0
Views: 146

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 12: Assignment of new Client

The video starts with the question : You are working for the external project, and new client representative got assigned, the new person has new ideas and not accepting your final deliverables. What would you do next? A. Raise a risk for project delay B. Ask the client to raise the change request C...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 11: Confirmation on final deliverables
Replies: 0
Views: 157

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 11: Confirmation on final deliverables

The video starts with the question : You approached the client with final deliverables to confirm achievement of the project scope. Your client says it’s incomplete, which of the following document can help you the most? A. Project Charter B. Project Management Plan C. Requirements Documentation D. ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 10: Approval of project charter
Replies: 0
Views: 148

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 10: Approval of project charter

The video starts with the question : Your project needs the purchase of equipment which has two months lead time and this equipment is critical for your project work. The project charter approval will take one-month time. What should you do? A. Go ahead and order the equipment B. Speedup the Project...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 9: Stakeholders agreement on a common strategy
Replies: 0
Views: 158

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 9: Stakeholders agreement on a common strategy

The video starts with the question : Stakeholders are not in agreement on common strategy and approach for implementing the project while the client is insisting on getting started with the project immediately, what should you do? A. Get started with the project since the client is asking B. Inform ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 8: Stakeholders not in agreement
Replies: 0
Views: 159

PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 8: Stakeholders not in agreement

The video starts with the question : The video starts with the question : Two out of five stakeholders are not in agreement on the elements of the project charter, what do you do next? A. Escalate the issue to sponsor B. Go ahead to seek approval from the sponsor C. Facilitate the meeting to agree o...

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