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by manishpn
Sat Jun 20, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: communication management
Replies: 2
Views: 1130

Re: communication management

by manishpn
Fri Jun 19, 2015 10:44 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Cleared PMP on June 15th-
Replies: 4
Views: 2059

Re: Cleared PMP on June 15th-

Congratulations and now party for well deserved achievement..
by manishpn
Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk and change mgmt association
Replies: 2
Views: 1204

Re: Risk and change mgmt association

Hi Nidhi, Your question is multi fold : Risk reserve and corrective and preventive action, Contingency reserve is for risks which we are not able to have a mitigation plan and there are more ways to calculate required risk reserve besides monte carlo analysis. Risk responses are planned to reduce th...
by manishpn
Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:32 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Shukriya :)
Replies: 11
Views: 3892

Re: Shukriya :)

hi Celina congratulations
by manishpn
Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Ethics query
Replies: 7
Views: 2658

Re: Ethics query

I always mention this to students,

for PMP exam you should choose the BEST or TO DO FIRST option.

Every organization has a security department which should be first notified about security breach, all other options are steps which will be done later.
by manishpn
Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Risk Mgmt
Replies: 2
Views: 1249

Re: Risk Mgmt

Hi Nidhi, Project charter is developed before detailed planning and cost estimation starts. Question mentions that project cost is already estimated. Since there is no historical information or experience within the organization with regards to this type of project work and stakes are high as its a ...
by manishpn
Tue Jun 16, 2015 11:53 am
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP exam!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 4256

Re: Passed PMP exam!!!

well written will inspire many who are sitting on fence or going through this typical roller coaster ride during preparation...
by manishpn
Sun Jun 07, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: PMP® Queries and Tips
Topic: Estimate Costs Input
Replies: 1
Views: 1654

Re: Estimate Costs Input

project schedule and project project scope baseline are two different . kindly read through PMBOK glossary for definition
by manishpn
Fri May 29, 2015 7:21 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Need Suggestion as Exam date in 2 weeks
Replies: 4
Views: 1467

Re: Need Suggestion as Exam date in 2 weeks

your plan for mocks is good enough, whats important is you score consistently in mocks

i would suggest do only light revision of your brain dump or cheat sheet a day before exam and relax a lot...couple of days before exam
by manishpn
Thu May 28, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: PMP® Exam Lessons – Success Stories
Topic: Passed PMP exam!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 4256

Re: Passed PMP exam!!!

congrats Dipti
by manishpn
Wed May 27, 2015 9:36 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: IS REuse code = DRY?
Replies: 1
Views: 1056

Re: IS REuse code = DRY?

This is violation of DRY.
DRY, among other basic principles means "no" to most instances of Copy and paste programming
by manishpn
Wed May 27, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Another Estimation QUestion
Replies: 8
Views: 3237

Re: Another Estimation QUestion

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by manishpn
Wed May 27, 2015 5:38 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Estimation question
Replies: 1
Views: 1067

Re: Estimation question

In Agile estimates for Stories are always provided as single estimates and not in range like traditional projects. Also note that estimate has to be derived using consensus among team , hence estimates can and should never be based on roles. for e.g if devloper works it will be 2 ideal days and if p...
by manishpn
Wed May 27, 2015 5:33 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Another Estimation QUestion
Replies: 8
Views: 3237

Re: Another Estimation QUestion

Usually team is able to show increased productivity over period. i think it should be D
by manishpn
Wed May 27, 2015 5:30 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: USer stories
Replies: 2
Views: 1332

Re: USer stories

It should usually be Customer.
But somewhere i have also read Customer is responsible along with team
by manishpn
Wed May 27, 2015 5:29 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Conflict Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1293

Re: Conflict Question

Crusade level 4 is extreme zone of conflict where the intent shifts from our win to your loose, its not enough that you win the focus is ensuring the other party looses. Its also referred to war.
by manishpn
Tue May 26, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Control Chart - 7 consecutive data point doubt
Replies: 2
Views: 958

Re: Control Chart - 7 consecutive data point doubt

Seven consecutive data points on either side of mean. On mean is not counted.
by manishpn
Tue May 26, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Float query
Replies: 7
Views: 1987

Re: Float query

Hi,



I will try to explain it on forum over weekend.. however its best to get it clarified during our clarification session as it difficult to write explanation on forum with a SND.
by manishpn
Mon May 25, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: PMI-ACP® Open Forum
Topic: Story Point Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1384

Re: Story Point Question

Velocity = number of story points per iteration or Sprint, hence a story with one story point will always contribute to one point.

Br,
Manish
by manishpn
Mon May 25, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scordo Q
Replies: 3
Views: 1636

Re: Scordo Q

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Usually Unplanned vacation or abrupt leave of key employee is risk, Option says normal vacation which is usually well planned and pre approved by PM, hence its not an risk event.

br,
Manish
by manishpn
Sat May 23, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scordo Q - HR Mgmt
Replies: 9
Views: 2944

Re: Scordo Q - HR Mgmt

I cannot explain you beyond that, the situation is not exactly same in both the questions is different ,,
This is precisely a type of situational question where lack of practical experience creates confusion.
by manishpn
Fri May 22, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Clarification Reqd
Replies: 4
Views: 2109

Re: Clarification Reqd

the question w.r.t. The risk is that they may create arbitrary float values and later limit scheduling options because of the specific sequencing chosen and not difference in dependency types
by manishpn
Fri May 22, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Clarification Reqd
Replies: 4
Views: 2109

Re: Clarification Reqd

usually Mandatory dependencies are non negotiable, whereas discretionary dependency is one that isn't based on a "have to", but on a "should". These decisions are usually based upon best practices, business knowledge, etc. They are placed on the project diagram where the team mem...
by manishpn
Fri May 22, 2015 8:13 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scordo Q - HR Mgmt
Replies: 9
Views: 2944

Re: Scordo Q - HR Mgmt

Question in Rita and the one posted here have different text but similar situation. Unless there is formal confirmation of Delay there is no need to meet Project manager specifically for this issue. Ritas question describes that to resolve a perennial problem and not a issue with delay w.r.t specifi...
by manishpn
Thu May 21, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scordo Q - HR Mgmt
Replies: 9
Views: 2944

Re: Scordo Q - HR Mgmt

Hi again, this question isnt related to type of organization. Matrix or otherwise does not matter for this question scenario. Manager of Team C is still a team lead within project and not functional/line manager in organization. I hope you understand the difference. Type if project organization will...
by manishpn
Thu May 21, 2015 5:37 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scordo Q - HR Mgmt
Replies: 9
Views: 2944

Re: Scordo Q - HR Mgmt

Remember Most of questions asks you what to do first or whats the best to do first. ' As the team leader for team D, you receive word that the next deadline may also be missed' You have not got formal communication that it will be missed for sure. First thing is to meet with Project manager from te...
by manishpn
Tue May 19, 2015 7:02 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Webinar on Contract Management : POLL
Replies: 8
Views: 2451

Re: Webinar on Contract Management : POLL

Excellent, what happens to all the effort-cost etc that seller puts in and more importantly the work done by seller, IP rights etc, after LOI is signed, if buyer, after 3 months concludes it does not want to proceed with contract
by manishpn
Mon May 18, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Webinar on Contract Management : Your view
Replies: 1
Views: 671

Webinar on Contract Management : Your view

How are changes handled in Contract,

Normal Change control process with existing CCB
Special change control process with existing CCB
It is case to case basis
by manishpn
Mon May 18, 2015 7:49 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Webinar on Contract Management : POLL
Replies: 8
Views: 2451

Re: Webinar on Contract Management : POLL

coolpmp mentioned LOI is not signed document, is that true?
by manishpn
Mon May 18, 2015 4:39 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Webinar on Contract Management : Your view
Replies: 4
Views: 1271

Re: Webinar on Contract Management : Your view

we will discuss in webinar
by manishpn
Sun May 17, 2015 6:41 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Webinar on Contract Management : Your view
Replies: 4
Views: 1271

Re: Webinar on Contract Management : Your view

Good you provided the why part, How is it actually applies or used in contract?
by manishpn
Sat May 16, 2015 2:28 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Webinar on Contract Management : Your view
Replies: 4
Views: 1271

Webinar on Contract Management : Your view

Why and how is Economic Price adjustment taken into consideration for contracts
by manishpn
Sat May 16, 2015 6:28 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Project Team Directory
Replies: 2
Views: 1105

Re: Project Team Directory

if you have PMBOk refer to glossary section page 556
by manishpn
Fri May 15, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: stakeholder
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Re: stakeholder

Nidhi, your logic is good, however we need to have fundamentals rights rather than memorizing. Stakeholder management plan is made in planning phase. and once its approved its part of overall project management plan. How can we execute approved stakeholder management plan in Plan Stakeholder Managem...
by manishpn
Fri May 15, 2015 2:24 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: stakeholder
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Re: stakeholder

Jessica needs to know 'how to execute the approved stakeholder management plan?'

Plan Stakeholder Management process will help you plan how to manage engagement with stakeholders.

Manage Stakeholder Engagement - is engaging your stakeholders as per stakeholder management plan
by manishpn
Fri May 15, 2015 1:47 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scordo Q
Replies: 3
Views: 1212

Re: Scordo Q

vendor management is not done in conduct procurement.
by manishpn
Fri May 15, 2015 1:23 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: float on critical path
Replies: 4
Views: 1548

Re: float on critical path

good question, the stress is on total float on critical path if constraints are applied, I will wait for saket to explain else I will help you
by manishpn
Fri May 15, 2015 6:36 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Scordo Q
Replies: 3
Views: 1212

Re: Scordo Q

The question has been framed in wrong way. It mentions 3 different activities 1. Vendor selection and 2. management and 3. documentation of lessons learned While documenting lessons learnt can be done throughout the life cycle of project and not just during close procurement, vendor selection is don...
by manishpn
Thu May 14, 2015 8:55 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Webinar on Contract Management : POLL
Replies: 8
Views: 2451

Webinar on Contract Management : POLL

Whats your view
by manishpn
Wed May 13, 2015 11:41 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Cost Management
Replies: 2
Views: 819

Re: Cost Management

PV - Planned Value : As of today what is estimated value of work planned to be done BAC - Budget at completion How much did we budget for total project So you measure planned value at any given day of the project while BAC is total budget for project. Simple example . Project to manufacture 100 toy...
by manishpn
Wed May 13, 2015 10:17 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Team management Q
Replies: 7
Views: 2553

Re: Team management Q

Direct and manage project work T &T are 1. Meetings 2. Expert judgement and 3. PMIS PMIS can be used for many things including time registration . but action of registering time is not exactly a tool and technique , We generate raw WPD of hours spent using PMIS as T & T. if you consider regi...
by manishpn
Wed May 13, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Team management Q
Replies: 7
Views: 2553

Re: Team management Q

Recording/registering time is not a tool and technique.

Analysing recorded time and comparing with planned values is a tool and techniques in Monitor and Control Project Work
by manishpn
Tue May 12, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Team management Q
Replies: 7
Views: 2553

Re: Team management Q

[i]team record the time they spend on different activities [/i] is an example of work performance data and its done in direct and manage project work. While team is executing project work they record their time. This work performance data is used in Monitor and control project work to understand ho...
by manishpn
Tue May 12, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Q from Scordo
Replies: 5
Views: 1631

Re: Q from Scordo

this is incorrect question.

Both options D and B are correct options.
by manishpn
Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:04 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: Initiating
Replies: 6
Views: 2291

Re: Initiating

Initiating process is used to define new project or phase of project. Before starting a new phase initiating process helps in validating if the project (especially for large complex projects) is still making sense to original business idea, various checks, reviews are done to decide if we should con...
by manishpn
Wed Apr 29, 2015 9:57 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: crashing : Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1257

Re: crashing : Question

HI dipti, Crashing involves adding resources to do work faster, adding resource of course means extra cost. given options you need to select cheapest option which will shorten your project by 4 weeks. Data does not give you individual split for each activity for each week of cost. Hence I would take...
by manishpn
Sun Apr 26, 2015 7:02 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: clarify please
Replies: 6
Views: 1618

Re: clarify please

Its co location, to have all a designated common work space for entire project team
by manishpn
Sat Apr 25, 2015 7:57 am
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: risk response
Replies: 9
Views: 3078

Re: risk response

Its Enhance.. you are increasing the probability of a positive risk to occur.

In exploit you add certain tasks (work package) to ensure opportunity occurs
by manishpn
Thu Apr 23, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: reason
Replies: 1
Views: 1047

Re: reason

by manishpn
Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: PMP® Open Forum
Topic: question :2
Replies: 6
Views: 1977

Re: question :2

Ideally this is an integrated change control as its impact on scope and cost as well.
However since question only mentioned change in cost baseline it has to be control costs.

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