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by seema.sonkiya
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: ESTIMATING VELOCITY
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Re: ESTIMATING VELOCITY

have made a order of planning as below during speculation phase : Create a Candidate Feature List Create a USER STORY Estimating USER STORY Prioritizing USER STORY Creating PB Creating STORYMAP Create RELEASE PLAN Create Roadmap from the collection of storymaps.... A Roadmap is top-level planning, ...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: ESTIMATING VELOCITY
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Re: ESTIMATING VELOCITY

2. If we have already estimating velocity during estimation itself , why we need to estimate the velocity again in Release planning ?


Velocity is not baselined, it is emerged based on learning.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: ESTIMATING VELOCITY
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Re: ESTIMATING VELOCITY

1. Do we need to follow the same 3 method when we calculate velocity during estimation ? You use the method which is most suitable. Like, when you start, you can rely on the historic velocity with the same team. In case there is no historical data for the same team, then run an iteration can work. ...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: ESTIMATING VELOCITY
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Re: ESTIMATING VELOCITY

I did not get your question. What is the difference in getting an idea during estimation or release planning?
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMI-PBA on Feb 8th 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Passed PMI-PBA on Feb 8th 2019

Congratulations Savita!! And thanks for choosing iZenBridge in your success.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: How I Earned My PMP Certification!
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: How I Earned My PMP Certification!

Congratulations chetan!! Thanks for choosing iZenBridgde in your success.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMI PBA Preparation material
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: PMI PBA Preparation material

You don't need to refer to reference books. We have included all required material in the course. The PMI offers two main reads: 1. PMI Guide to Business Analysis 2.. Business Analysis Practice Guide The course is completely aligned with PMI-PBA content outline. Let me know where you find irrelevant...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMI PBA Preparation material
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: PMI PBA Preparation material

As an iZenBridge customer, I suggest to post question in the exclusive PBA area.

I am moving this post there.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Financial assessment metrics...
Replies: 3
Views: 482

Re: Financial assessment metrics...

You can take in this way - These tools are used to forecast to weigh benefits over cost.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Generic Agile Role...
Replies: 3
Views: 1024

Re: Generic Agile Role...

It does not relate to Scrum. In Scrum, three roles are mentioned and these have to be part of the Scrum. In XP, many roles like Domain expert, Business Analysts roles are mentioned, and if only one person can handle these different roles, then there is no need to have a separate assignment. One pers...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile Roles...
Replies: 4
Views: 1025

Re: Agile Roles...

Project Manager roles comes in the umbrella of "Coach" role.

Agile Manager role is a generic term and does not belong to any specific framework.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile Roles...
Replies: 4
Views: 1025

Re: Agile Roles...

Can you explain this equation in words? As per my view: It is important that Scrum Master live the behavior of servant leadership and instead of command and control, SM believes more on influencing. He works to inspire rather than direction based on position and power. He works to bring best from te...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: Viable vs Feasible
Replies: 1
Views: 801

Re: Viable vs Feasible

Sorry for the delay in the response, I was on holidays. Have you gone through the following video from the course: 9. Recommend Actions to Address Business Need from Need from chapter 6 "Need Assessment" It has a detailed elaboration of the conceit. Let me brief here: We need to do a feasi...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP Exam on 02.Dec.2018
Replies: 3
Views: 637

Re: Passed PMP Exam on 02.Dec.2018

Ismayil after consistent feedbacks for mock questions, we have updated them entirely to match the current trend of examination.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Mike Griffiths PDF
Replies: 4
Views: 5716

Re: Mike Griffiths PDF

If you have iZenBridge customer, please write to support@izenbridge.com
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP Exam - 18th Jan 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 329

Re: Passed PMP Exam - 18th Jan 2019

Congratulations Bharathi Raghavan. Thanks for sharing your insightful exam success story.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMI-ACP Yesterday!!
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: Passed PMI-ACP Yesterday!!

Yes, we can discuss. Based on your LinkedIn profile, I feel you can pursue ICP-ACC now,

Let's discuss offline.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: User stories related
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Re: User stories related

This question is little sense to me. How estimation points and value of user stories are related?

Please clarify your question.

For estimation of user stories, you can watch following video:

by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Question on Sprint Retrospective
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: Question on Sprint Retrospective

Yes, true. Retrospect is needed for entire Scrum Team. I don't see this question logical.

Also, project manager is not a role in the Scrum
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMI-ACP Yesterday!!
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: Passed PMI-ACP Yesterday!!

Congratulations Venkatesh!! Thanks for choosing iZenBridge for your success.
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Close Project / Phase sequence
Replies: 1
Views: 711

Re: Close Project / Phase sequence

Apart from that, there is a need to see if there are any issues open by going through issue log.

A final report is created for the summary of project performance.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: ACP Readiness
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: ACP Readiness

Based on scores, I feel you are ready. Now it is a good idea to scan all ACP forum threads both from the public and exclusive area. It will help you to see FAQ important for the exam and how the same concept taken differently by different people. Allot 3-4 days to read, understand the forum discussi...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: ACP Readiness
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: ACP Readiness

As a iZenbridge customer, I suggest posting questions in exclusive area. I am moving your post there.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Changes to Org. Process Assets (OPA)
Replies: 1
Views: 366

Re: Changes to Org. Process Assets (OPA)

Organization process assets can viewed in two ways: - Procedures and policies, templates and guidelines - Knowledgebase like risk register, past project files, historical information These OPA can be changed from the process defined in the organization, they are easier to change, and they are meant ...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Status Report & Progress Reports
Replies: 3
Views: 2563

Re: Status Report & Progress Reports

The question is not clear. If reports need to be generated relating to baselines, it will usually show completion to date metrics (schedule, cost, work), in that way it is a progress report.
A progress report can also include the status of previously reported issues, risks, dependencies, etc
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: PMP Application
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Re: PMP Application

You can consider 5 days a week, 8 hours in a day and 20 days in a month to calculate hours.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Documents describing the desired outcomes of the project
Replies: 1
Views: 326

Re: Documents describing the desired outcomes of the project

What is the source of this question? Please note, multiple correct questions do not come in the PMP exam.

Also, this is not a quality question.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project's scope change control system
Replies: 1
Views: 339

Re: Project's scope change control system

What is the source of this question? Please note, multiple correct questions do not come in the PMP exam.

Also, this is not a quality question.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Charting Signing Activity
Replies: 1
Views: 316

Re: Charting Signing Activity

What is the source of this question? Please note, multiple correct questions do not come in the PMP exam.

Also, this is not a quality question.
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Sprint Backlog
Replies: 4
Views: 559

Re: Sprint Backlog

I have updated question now it mentions that PO asked to add a feature.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Sprint Backlog
Replies: 4
Views: 559

Re: Sprint Backlog

Development Team owns the Sprint Backlog and product owner can ask the development team to add a feature if there is a business value for the sprint goal.

In that case, negotiation is needed for the scope of sprint as sprint is a time-boxed event.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Local optimization..
Replies: 2
Views: 843

Re: Local optimization..

Please mention chapter number and video name.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Velocity...
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Re: Velocity...

Please elaborate your question, I did not get it.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Monitoring...
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: Monitoring...

Scope Added (Is it Possible ) or Development Team Member Has taken / spent more Hrs ???


yes, scope addition can also be possible. The chart is for ideal hours remaining, it shows each day how many ideal hours remaining, it does not record how much already spent.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Monitoring...
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: Monitoring...

2. Slide 26 --- Sprint BD Chart -- Can we have Ideal Progress / Planned Line In Ideal Hours (Rather than Story Points) in BD Chart ?


Slide 26 mentions in Ideal hours only. The chart is for a sprint and manly get ready in ideal hours.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Monitoring...
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: Monitoring...

1. slide 19 ... what is 2 - hr prep time rule?? This meeting is informal to discuss what has been achieved against sprint goal, so your preparation time must be within 2 hours not beyond that. PPTs are not recommended for this meeting, a free flow discussions is recommended between Scrum team and s...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Governance In Agile...
Replies: 2
Views: 874

Re: Governance In Agile...

Can you share what is the contract name in MIke which is different from the course?
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Problems in Software Development
Replies: 1
Views: 261

Re: Problems in Software Development

I need proper context to answer this question.

Please mention, which video are you talking about and where it is said?
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Financial assessment metrics...
Replies: 3
Views: 482

Re: Financial assessment metrics...

These are cost benefit analysis tools to understand which initiative would be good for the organization.
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: RISK...
Replies: 1
Views: 253

Re: RISK...

Please mention what is not clear in it?

We prioritize risks based on risk exposure which is identified using:

1) likelihood of a risk occurring and
2) if it occurs how much impact it will put or severe it will be.

Risk Exposure is calculated by multiplying the Impact Rating with Risk Probability
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: 465

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: 248

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: 225

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: 235

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: 227

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: 226

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: 241

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: 242

Re: `Reference Book...

In videos, reference books means which are prescribed by PMI:
https://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documen ... sights.pdf

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