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by seema.sonkiya
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Agile VS Scrum Approach..
Replies: 1
Views: 237

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: 3
Views: 1016

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: 231

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: 295

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: 295

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: 239

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: 241

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: 233

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: 4
Views: 1019

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: 216

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: 215

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: 215

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: 207

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: 229

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: 222

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: 229

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: 244

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: 259

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: 573

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: 421

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: 1583

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: 567

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: 530

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: 393

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: 393

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: 500

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: 854

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: 507

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: 517

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: 9861

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: 507

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: 314

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: 314

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: 522

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: 497

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: 1062

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: 517

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: 517

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: 517

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: 517

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: 825

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: 517

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?
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Who is Agile Project Manager?
Replies: 0
Views: 495

Who is Agile Project Manager?

Got the following question Who is Agile Project Manager? There is no such designation prescribed in any of the frameworks. PMI is using this term because they understand it is not necessary that a person who is working as a Manager, can't use Agile values and principles. Designation wise they could ...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Who is Agile Coach?
Replies: 0
Views: 508

Who is Agile Coach?

Got the following question: Who is Agile Coach …. How it is Different from Scrum Master ? Is he belong to the the Agile Team working for some specific Project / Product? Please watch the following video to get good details about what is an Agile Coach: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfdjloyMU9g Scru...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Who is Agile Practitioner ?
Replies: 0
Views: 502

Who is Agile Practitioner ?

Got the following question: a person actively engaged in an art, discipline, or profession, especially medicine. If we google, it shows a practitioner is a person actively engaged in an art, discipline, or profession, especially medicine is a practitioner In the same way, an Agile practitioner is a ...
by seema.sonkiya
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: What is Business Agility?
Replies: 0
Views: 481

What is Business Agility?

Got the following question: 1. What is Business Agility? Business Agility is related to the ability of an organization to quickly adapt business changes. Changes can come from anywhere: Internal - like related to skill sets, etc. External - like technological, political regulations, a social trend r...
by seema.sonkiya
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 1650

Re: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS

Just to share, uploading of videos and ppts will be done during the weekend.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: PMI-PBA® Queries and Tips
Topic: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 1650

Re: 7.9 ASSESS PRODUCT DESIGN OPTIONS

Sorry for the delay.

I have created PPTs, tomorrow I will upload these in study material and then I will start making videos. These will be available soon.
by seema.sonkiya
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Manage Stakeholder
Replies: 7
Views: 854

Re: Manage Stakeholder

Hi Salman,
As a paid customer, I request you to post questions in the Exclusive PMP area to ensure fast response. Please use the following threads:

PMP® Queries and Tips
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by seema.sonkiya
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Product Backlog
Replies: 1
Views: 396

Re: Product Backlog

Product Backlog is an ordered list where higher priorities items come at first. Items are detailed appropriately means top items are small in size and items which are at the bottom are big in size and mostly at the epic level. Also, the estimation is mainly done based on the size of the work. So if ...

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