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by namita
Wed Sep 03, 2014 5:07 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Is it a myth or its true?
Replies: 3
Views: 663

Re: Is it a myth or its true?

not 61%..

Its true that PMP is evaluated on psychometric measures and no one knows how they do and how they weight questions ;)
by namita
Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Crashing or Fast tracking
Replies: 2
Views: 699

Re: Crashing or Fast tracking

Agree with Ranjit

1. Question route towards and indication of money already spent is huge so there won't be much room now
2. Crashing need more resources and question specifically telling about using existing resources
by namita
Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:47 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Communication Channel
Replies: 4
Views: 823

Re: Communication Channel

I will not answer this question until you go through below and if you still have question.. most welcome to discuss :) Blog: http://www.izenbridge.com/blog/izenbridge-pmp-exam-series-how-to-calculate-communication-channels/ Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=l0X1DUVUf28
by namita
Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:42 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Is it a myth or its true?
Replies: 3
Views: 663

Re: Is it a myth or its true?

Its true..
by namita
Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:40 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Question on change?
Replies: 6
Views: 1305

Re: Question on change?

What is the source of this question?
by namita
Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:37 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Control Chart Question
Replies: 5
Views: 950

Re: Control Chart Question

Even one point out of control limit is considered as uncontrolled process. It should be C As per PMBOK 5 A process is considered out of control when: (1) a data point exceeds a control limit; (2) seven consecutive plot points are above the mean; or (3) seven consecutive plot points are below the mean
by namita
Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:19 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Elasped Time
Replies: 1
Views: 608

Re: Elasped Time

Hi nagarwal, Not sure in what context you are asking the question. If you elaborate, I can answer in better manner. However please find below my explanation for quick reference Elapsed time is the time spent on calendar. e.g. if we have some activity planned for 3 days of work and there are 2 holida...
by namita
Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:52 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed ACP exam. My experience / how I did it
Replies: 5
Views: 3873

Re: Passed ACP exam. My experience / how I did it

For me Izenbridge material is more than sufficient as far as ACP certification is concerned. PFB my story :D

viewtopic.php?f=15&t=639
by namita
Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:35 am
Forum: PMI-PBA Open Forum
Topic: External Environment Factor
Replies: 4
Views: 1665

Re: External Environment Factor

Hi Seema, Looking at insights of external env factors, here is what I feel... please elaborate 1. Financial Resources - This should be internal organizational matter, this can be economic factor if this has some inclination of inflation etc 2. Good Market reputation - This is not the factor who's st...
by namita
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:39 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Prometric Test Centre for PMP Exam
Replies: 2
Views: 691

Re: Prometric Test Centre for PMP Exam

I am tea addict.. so if you have same kind of stuff... carry your tea/coffee in a thermos :D
by namita
Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:38 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Create WBS
Replies: 3
Views: 833

Re: Create WBS

This is interesting for few sections of PMBOK where we have used some artifact in last process and used the same for next also. So rationale here for requirement documentation is when we are putting in WBS shape, we can evidently make out the requirements if we missed something in scope statement. S...
by namita
Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:07 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Best methodology to remember Inputs/Outputs/Tools & Tech
Replies: 6
Views: 3309

Re: Best methodology to remember Inputs/Outputs/Tools & Tech

Umesh, I suggest the same. There won't be many questions on ITTO and even if you try very hard you may not able to mug up. Best way is to understand the flow and look into ITTO's which are specific for one process. You can refer ITTO sheet in our free PMP resources and filter to get inter connections
by namita
Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:17 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Best methodology to remember Inputs/Outputs/Tools & Tech
Replies: 6
Views: 3309

Re: Best methodology to remember Inputs/Outputs/Tools & Tech

Yes, you are right and I am sure at master level, flow of ITTO will be handy in your mind :)

Happy learning
by namita
Tue Aug 26, 2014 6:38 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Management Process
Replies: 2
Views: 640

Re: Project Management Process

Closure is the point where team will get dismantled... team members will go back to their functional departments. Before this happens, how team members performed in the current project under you as PM is something you should do formally. I recommend going through below webinar for more insights into...
by namita
Tue Aug 26, 2014 6:25 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Estimate Cost Tool
Replies: 5
Views: 805

Re: Estimate Cost Tool

few important things 1. Expert judgement is about contractor knows everything and knowledge in his head. In this question, its mentioned that you are going to that contractor not because he is expert in that area but he has done similar projects. Also in case of expert judgement, we go to experts be...
by namita
Tue Aug 26, 2014 6:03 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: stakeholder management plan
Replies: 4
Views: 1101

Re: stakeholder management plan

Hi Celina,

Good to see you.

I didn't understand the question. Can you please elaborate on when you say things means what?
by namita
Tue Aug 26, 2014 6:01 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Best methodology to remember Inputs/Outputs/Tools & Tech
Replies: 6
Views: 3309

Re: Best methodology to remember Inputs/Outputs/Tools & Tech

Hi PC, First thing is take T&T excel sheet from our free PMP resources. There you can filter one T&T and see the connections of it. Second, its not that important to mug up all the process and its ITTO its more important to see the connects of it with visualize the flow of ITTO. Once you are...
by namita
Sat Aug 23, 2014 7:33 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: THANK YOU ALL
Replies: 6
Views: 1218

Re: THANK YOU ALL

Congratulations Venkat. So happy to see you get through :)

Stay connected for PDU journey and many more career achivements
by namita
Sat Aug 23, 2014 7:30 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: earned value
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Re: earned value

There is a webinar planned. Please enroll and put your questions at below thread

Registrations : http://www.izenbridge.com/webinars/free/
post questions:http://forum.izenbridge.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1282

There are some blogs coming up soon on this
by namita
Sat Aug 23, 2014 7:27 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Control Procurement
Replies: 2
Views: 668

Re: Control Procurement

Let me attempt to clear it... The main difference is Procurement Performance Review is about accessing/verifying the processes seller is following to make sure the parameters defined in contract is going to be met However inspection & audits are about accessing/verifying the Product and ensure w...
by namita
Sat Aug 23, 2014 6:14 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: CPIF
Replies: 4
Views: 867

Re: CPIF

This is very important trick to handle for actual exam also :).. specially after first hour of exam
by namita
Fri Aug 22, 2014 5:23 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk Management
Replies: 3
Views: 837

Re: Risk Management

Agree and happy to see clear concepts coming out of the discussions
by namita
Fri Aug 22, 2014 5:20 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk Management
Replies: 2
Views: 678

Re: Risk Management

Few important points you missed 1. Question asking what will you do NEXT 2. Option D is asking about doing qualitative analysis of each risk. Your purpose is not solved you will end up doing process of all which Sam doesn't want to do 3. In option B, we are first using prioritization tool because in...
by namita
Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:57 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Calculate VAC
Replies: 5
Views: 931

Re: Calculate VAC

Here, rather than giving scenario, its openly mentioned to use Budgeted rate for ETC

You are using actual cost to date and assuming ETC using budgeted rate
by namita
Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:49 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Communications Management Plan
Replies: 2
Views: 693

Re: Communications Management Plan

You are right but no part of question is routing to actual communication method elements so evidently its about methods. Para-lingual is one important element of communication studies due to a very fact that as per studies 38% of the communication is para lingual in nature on place of only 7% in wor...
by namita
Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Thanks a Million, I cleared PMP Certification Examination
Replies: 9
Views: 2098

Re: Thanks a Million, I cleared PMP Certification Examinatio

Great to hear this... Enjoy your day and do share LL... Stay connected for next journey of PDUs and more certifications :)
by namita
Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:18 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Question....
Replies: 3
Views: 640

Re: Question....

this question is very open ended. Please share the source.

I would say it depends in kind of organization structure. Both PM and FM can be key depending on Org
by namita
Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:36 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: user stories quampus question
Replies: 6
Views: 1228

Re: user stories quampus question

All the options given are correct as far as collect requirement process is concerned.

I want to know the source of the question. Also question may want to ask which one possibly not used and such option is not given
by namita
Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:32 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Silly question
Replies: 4
Views: 1065

Re: Silly question

Welcome..

BTW no question is silly :)
by namita
Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk Response Strategy
Replies: 2
Views: 656

Re: Risk Response Strategy

Have you gone through below blogs? http://www.izenbridge.com/blog/how-to-handle-negative-risk-learn-negative-risk-response-strategies/ http://www.izenbridge.com/blog/learn-how-to-realize-positive-risk-response-strategies-opportunities This is acceptance as question is not talking about any action ti...
by namita
Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Cut Cost Estimate
Replies: 2
Views: 654

Re: Cut Cost Estimate

here you go Replace originally planned resources with new resources at lower rates - This is no always in hands of PM so can't blindly do it Strongly say No to Sponsor and walk out from the Project - Ethically challenging option Ask all team members to reduce cost of their activities by 10% - How wi...
by namita
Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Organization form
Replies: 4
Views: 909

Re: Organization form

I agree with Ranjit. There is a thin line and always such questions will try to test that
by namita
Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Yesterday. I cleared my PMP.
Replies: 9
Views: 2117

Re: Yesterday. I cleared my PMP.

Congratulations .. very happy to hear this... Stay connected for PDUs
by namita
Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: change before closure
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Re: change before closure

I would go by impact analysis so that one can go with data to management
by namita
Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Calculate VAC
Replies: 5
Views: 931

Re: Calculate VAC

Sud, what is the source of this question

I suppose here the second line is defining a bit on using BAC-EV as ETC...So explanation given below should be fine
by namita
Fri Aug 15, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Residual Risks
Replies: 4
Views: 1121

Re: Residual Risks

for residual risks we do plan for contingency to some extent and if it occurs we use it. sometimes if we feel this risk is v v rare to occur we can also go without contingency. please refer old threads in our forum where we discussed residual risks, you can search and get even more threads http://fo...
by namita
Fri Aug 15, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: izenbridge feedback
Replies: 1
Views: 524

Re: izenbridge feedback

Thanks for your valuable inputs. We shall definitely work on the areas of improvements
by namita
Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: lesson learned
Replies: 3
Views: 1067

Re: lesson learned

Thanks for sharing. I am sure it will help for many future aspirants

Happy Independence Day to all Indians
by namita
Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed exam yesterday-4p and 1mp in executing.
Replies: 1
Views: 674

Re: Passed exam yesterday-4p and 1mp in executing.

Cool, Congratulations... Very happy to hear...

Keep connected for many more successes and definitely for 60 PDUs. Below blog will help in next PDU journey

http://www.izenbridge.com/blog/how-to-e ... fications/
by namita
Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Work Performance Information /Work performance reports
Replies: 3
Views: 945

Re: Work Performance Information /Work performance reports

Just go through figure 3.5 in PMBOK5 and then let me know if your confusion still there
by namita
Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Silly question
Replies: 4
Views: 1065

Re: Silly question

Opportunity talks about alternative and alternative can be one... its The profit foregone by selecting one alternative over another Now if we have 3 projects say A, B and C, and we decided to select A then we need to see 2 things Out of B & C which one would have given more importance if A would...
by namita
Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: TAKE A TEST DRIVE BEFORE EXAM DAY[
Replies: 3
Views: 722

Re: TAKE A TEST DRIVE BEFORE EXAM DAY[

Not explored on it but if you are aware of centre location.. I don't think its required as such
by namita
Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Cancellation or Non-Cancellation
Replies: 2
Views: 742

Re: Project Cancellation or Non-Cancellation

Agree with last answer...
anytime project is completed, SPI will be 1.. when SPI is less than 1 means project is in between
by namita
Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:28 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Decomposition
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Re: Decomposition

agree with ranjit..

decomposition is the T&T used for create WBS process which should clarify your doubt
by namita
Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:25 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Ishikawa
Replies: 2
Views: 656

Re: Ishikawa

Agree with rk...
by namita
Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Control/Close Procurement-LL
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Re: Control/Close Procurement-LL

when the question is on formal processes or t&t we need to go to best solution. If this would not have been related to procurement, we may document LL at any point but in case of procurement, outside party is involved. We can't really do lessons learnt as an when we want. Parties involved are no...
by namita
Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:48 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Action required by PM
Replies: 1
Views: 617

Re: Action required by PM

:) its a clear theft case and no need of any discussion. Something like someone stole jewelry from your house for his/her use, will you discuss or call police?
by namita
Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:47 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Conflict Resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 528

Re: Conflict Resolution

Here there is a small trick... concentrate on below line You spend the weekend studying conflict resolution techniques Here you are not looking into the problem of your team (so not confronting) but you are enhancing your knowledge of conflict resolution techniques so that you can decide which techn...
by namita
Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:36 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Code of Ethics and Prof Conduct
Replies: 1
Views: 714

Re: Code of Ethics and Prof Conduct

for ethics question we have to be idealistic.. PMP is given by PMI so letting manager know will not help. And you are saying in question that person has not given test ever. PMI can verify on it and rather you can search online with name and do a quick check as proof. Informing PMI is not necessaril...

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