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by seema.sonkiya
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is Refactoring?
Replies: 0
Views: 3

What is Refactoring?

Got following question:

Could you please explain “Refactoring” again?
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is Risk Adjusted Backlog?
Replies: 0
Views: 3

What is Risk Adjusted Backlog?

Got following question: What is risk-adjusted backlogs? Risk-Adjusted Backlog helps in creating a backlog - It helps in delivering highest value features and mitigating biggest risks that are in the projects. The backlog might start out as just a list of Business Features involved in the project. It...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is user proxies
Replies: 0
Views: 2

What is user proxies

Got the following questions: What is the concept of user proxies? A proxy is a person acting as a placeholder for the actual user. For example, a tester can be a representative of an end user while user acceptance testing. Another example could be a proxy Product Owner; A proxy product owner is a pe...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Significance of Zero Point Estimate
Replies: 0
Views: 1

Significance of Zero Point Estimate

Got following questions:

What is the significance of 0 Story Point? Why is it used?


A zero-point estimate communicate that delivering that item does not require "any" effort. The efforts involved is so little for an item, that the team will not want any velocity credit for it.
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is Information Radiator?
Replies: 0
Views: 2

What is Information Radiator?

Got following question: Is it possible if you could clarify “Information Radiator” topic with an example? Information Radiator is a general term to communicate any form of display which team places in a highly visible section, so all passers-by can see the current and updated information. It could a...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Agile and Scrum Certification Open Forum
Topic: Need suggestion on CSM and post certification
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: Need suggestion on CSM and post certification

1: Have gone through 55 videos program including quizzes +practice test and 2 days mandatory training on upcoming week Apr 1 and Apr 2nd where i have planned to clear all my doubts. want to know the very next day or same week i can go for the exam or any additional preparation required. Seema : You...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMI ACP 11 reference book
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Re: PMI ACP 11 reference book

You are not required to buy anything. Course covers everything. Each and every topic of these books is not relevant from the PMI-ACP content outline. We have to filter and course has done that part for you. You can refer a success story where it is mentioned: "My preparation Journey start from ...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMI-ACP question bank
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: PMI-ACP question bank

Here you can find the question Bank as shown in the screen shot:

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by seema.sonkiya
Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: Need help in filling PMI PBA exam application
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Re: Need help in filling PMI PBA exam application

1. Business Analysis Experience section - a) Does Business Initiative refer to Project Name? Yes b) Organization Details section (Identify the organization for whom you managed the BA experience) - I am working as a BA and technical project manager at customer location. Should I mentioned my compan...
by seema.sonkiya
Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: [Tungnx]Passed the PMI-PBA exam. Thank Izenbridge!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: [Tungnx]Passed the PMI-PBA exam. Thank Izenbridge!!!

Congratulations Nguyen!! Thanks for sharing your lesson learned here :-)
by seema.sonkiya
Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMI Guide to Business Analysis
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: PMI Guide to Business Analysis

Reduction in fee is valid only your application is approved and Fee is submitted maximum by 31th March 2017. The changes in the exam has time, the new standard will come end of 2017. Why the reduction in the Fee, you can refer my post: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/50-off-exam-fee-exciting-offer-pm...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: PMI Guide to Business Analysis
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: PMI Guide to Business Analysis

Dont worry, The exam will change in fourth quarter 2017 of USA
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Risk mitigation
Replies: 1
Views: 142

Re: Risk mitigation

In the case of iteration backlog, It is not always necessary to convert risk response strategies in user stories. For example, if a risk is identified that team may not complete all the work which is expected by the customer. In that case, the team commits less for the iteration as a mitigation stra...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: How to do PMP Exam preparation?
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Re: How to do PMP Exam preparation?

Yes, you can refer our study plan blog: http://www.izenbridge.com/blog/pmp-study-plan/ Just to share, our FREE PMP videos on YouTube channel has only 10% of total PMP videos which are there in the PMP online course. Here is the link of PMP exam tips videos by Saket: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: How to do PMP Exam preparation?
Replies: 1
Views: 105

How to do PMP Exam preparation?

Got following question: Hi Seema, I am Ravindranath, iZenbridge registered student Joined:Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:06 pm. I found your contact from Forum "How to get success in the PMP Exam?", Question that I have is how to start PMP Preperation? 1) I have latest PMBOK book. 2) I have iZenbridge...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: PMP'ed 2/18
Replies: 2
Views: 204

Re: PMP'ed 2/18

Congratulations!!
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed My PMP on Feb 2nd 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 195

Re: Passed My PMP on Feb 2nd 2017

Congratulations Faiyaz!!
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: PMI-ACP certified on 1st Feb, 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 359

Re: PMI-ACP certified on 1st Feb, 2017

Here is the success story video from Sudipta:

by seema.sonkiya
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: Solution Evaluation
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Re: Solution Evaluation

For the difference in Requirement Verification & Validation, watch the following video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dliqro66Ew When we come to the Solution Evaluation, we mainly see the differences between Solution Evaluation and Validation. The objectives of Solution Evaluation is to evalua...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Artifact that contain release plan
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: Artifact that contain release plan

Please put questions in the open PMI-ACP forum (http://forum.izenbridge.com/viewforum.php?f=7) which are not part of the iZenBridge Question Bank. I am moving it there. Also mention the source of the question, if it is not from the iZenBridge. The source question is: https://www.project-management-p...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Agile and Scrum Certification Open Forum
Topic: Regarding Testing on Last Day of sprint
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: Regarding Testing on Last Day of sprint

Just one story is pending at last day....this is the very common situation and that is why team collaboration is important.
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Questions about Our classes, Online Classes, Webinars, Booking, Payment etc.
Topic: Appreciation - Learning Resource provided by iZenBridge
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Re: Appreciation - Learning Resource provided by iZenBridge

Thanks for kind words, we will stand fiercely by your side, as a guide to get you to your ambition at the earliest possible time.
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Feb 09, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: Model
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Model

Please refer Business Analysis Practice Guide, Page number 90 for the selection models. After reading if something is not clear, ask specific question. Also watch the following video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYquSpeU8kE Also watch the initial 6 minutes of following video: http://www.youtube.c...
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: When to Use Agile?
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Re: When to Use Agile?

I must say, Good questions. Great to see that you are trying to relate the concepts from your real life experiences. Keep it up :-) It will make a difference in the exam. 1. What is exactly predictive method of development? Waterfall? Yes. Also watch the following video: http://www.youtube.com/watch...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: How to initiate study on Quampus.com
Replies: 4
Views: 677

Re: How to initiate study on Quampus.com

I again emphasize referring following blog, it has all answers to your queries: http://www.izenbridge.com/blog/PMIPBA-studyplan/
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Agile and Scrum Certification Open Forum
Topic: Regarding Testing on Last Day of sprint
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: Regarding Testing on Last Day of sprint

A user story is marked 'Done' only when it is end to end completed. If testing is pending then other team members need to come up to support the user story complete. The Scrum believes that each team member has to expert in one and master in other skill sets. Developers are expert in coding, but the...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Questions about Our classes, Online Classes, Webinars, Booking, Payment etc.
Topic: Story Point Estimation
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: Story Point Estimation

Yes, Product Backlog refinement is a continuous process through the development process, but for an effective Sprint Planning meeting, it is recommended that user stories are refined before the sprint planning meeting. It is good that Team has done Product Backlog refinement exercise before the Spri...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: General Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 106

General Questions

• Till now I have completed 2 chapters and I see that the videos are only of 10 to 15 mins, is this the case with all the other chapters? If videos are small, It feels like, one thing is done. Some presentation based videos are approx one hour long • Is the course content inline with the current kn...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: General Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: General Questions

Yes Hema, you are at right place. I will stand fiercely by your side, as a guide to get you to your ambition.
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: General Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 120

General Questions

Got following questions: Hi Seema, Your session was very good and very useful for me today. As you said, it was a nice start for me. I have a few questions: 1. Since I can use the course only for 90 days, suppose I plan to take exams after 90 days, will I still be able to attend the webinars and are...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP Exam Tips Videos
Replies: 6
Views: 344

Re: Conversation Videos on PMP exam preparation with Saket Bansal

PMP® Exam Preparation Discussion with N Murali Mohan

by seema.sonkiya
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP Exam Tips Videos
Replies: 6
Views: 344

Re: Conversation Videos on PMP exam preparation with Saket Bansal

PMP® Exam Preparation Discussion with Senthilkumar Patchai

by seema.sonkiya
Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: PMI-ACP certified on 1st Feb, 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 359

Re: PMI-ACP certified on 1st Feb, 2017

Congratulations and thanks for sharing your exam lesson learned :-)
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Feb 03, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Questions about Our classes, Online Classes, Webinars, Booking, Payment etc.
Topic: CSM Online Training
Replies: 1
Views: 123

Re: CSM Online Training

Naveen, please share your location. We will be able to help you with you CSM accordingly.

Yes, we give 6 PDU, which can be used to renew your PMI certification.
by seema.sonkiya
Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: How to start preparation?
Replies: 0
Views: 115

How to start preparation?

Got following questions: 1) Shall the complete one domain at a time by choosing the relevant video chapters as mentioned in the excel sheet? OR Shall I study the videos in the same order as it is mentioned in the online course? Videos are logically arranged, please follow the sequence. 2) What is th...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP in 1st attempt
Replies: 5
Views: 526

Re: Passed PMP in 1st attempt

Congratulations!!
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Certified PMP in 1st Attempt
Replies: 3
Views: 248

Re: Certified PMP in 1st Attempt

Congratulations!!
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP
Replies: 3
Views: 330

Re: Passed PMP

Congratulations!!
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: Use of Tools and Techniques in Need Assessment
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Re: Use of Tools and Techniques in Need Assessment

Please go through following thread for detailed answer:

viewtopic.php?f=24&t=5554&p=20678
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: Use of Tools and Techniques in Need Assessment
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Use of Tools and Techniques in Need Assessment

Got following question: Hi Seema, so far i have covered the need assessment videos as well as the tools and techniques for this section.. Regarding the techniques, i realized that you follow the book Business analysis 99 essential tools for success. I have read that book in the past but i didn't lea...
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Ten Minute Build
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Re: Ten Minute Build

I am Sorry for the delay in the response. Somehow I missed the message. 10 minute build is an XP programming practice - It is based on the continuous integration and treats integration as a non-event. The code is not integrated into phases, it is continuously integrated. It is a simple practice wher...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Definition of Done on User stories
Replies: 6
Views: 229

Re: Definition of Done on User stories

This is a good debatable question :-) I appreciate that you raised this point. We can clearly eliminate option B, and D. Now the debate is between Option A and C. These are both good options to select and we need to use details of concepts of DoD, Acceptance Criteria and MMF together. All are the gr...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:28 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP Exam Tips Videos
Replies: 6
Views: 344

Re: Conversation Videos on PMP exam preparation with Saket Bansal

PMP® Exam Preparation Discussion with Anup

by seema.sonkiya
Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Conversation Videos on ACP exam preparation
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Conversation Videos on ACP exam preparation

PMI-ACP® Exam Preparation Dilemma , Conversation with Seema Sonkiya

by seema.sonkiya
Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Agile / PMI-ACP® Resources
Topic: Conversation Videos on ACP exam preparation
Replies: 0
Views: 142

Conversation Videos on ACP exam preparation

PMI-ACP® Exam Preparation Dilemma , Conversation with Seema Sonkiya

by seema.sonkiya
Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Questions about Our classes, Online Classes, Webinars, Booking, Payment etc.
Topic: How to claim PDU for CDA Training
Replies: 0
Views: 114

How to claim PDU for CDA Training

1. Goto https://ccrs.pmi.org/ 2. Select ‘ Report PDUs ’ 3. Select “Course or Training ” from education category 4. Provide the details as follows: I. Provider : IZENBRIDGE CONSULTANCY PRIVATE LIMITED II. Activity : 8 Hours Disciplined Agile in A Nutshell (CDA) - Virtual Training (Note: Please enter ...
by seema.sonkiya
Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: PMP® Resources
Topic: PMP Exam Tips Videos
Replies: 6
Views: 344

Re: Conversation Videos on PMP exam preparation with Saket Bansal

PMP Exam Preparation Final Moments:

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