Ace the PMI-ACP® exam: A Quick Reference Guide for the Busy by Sumanta Boral

By Sumanta Boral

Prepare for the undertaking administration Institute’s (PMI®) Agile qualified Practitioner (ACP®) examination. increase your specialist event with the required wisdom of the abilities, instruments, and methods which are required for passing the exam. this can be a accomplished and one-stop advisor with a hundred% assurance of the examination themes certain within the PMI-ACP® examination content material define. Rehearse and try out your wisdom and figuring out of the topic utilizing the perform quizzes after each one bankruptcy, 3 full-length mock checks, and functional suggestions and advice.

You might be in a position to comprehend the Agile manifesto, its ideas and plenty of features of Agile undertaking administration equivalent to making plans, prioritization, estimation, releases, retrospectives, danger administration, and non-stop development. The e-book covers Agile metrics and technique of demonstrating growth. humans administration points akin to behavioral characteristics, servant management, negotiation, clash administration, workforce development, and Agile training are explained.

Whether you're a newbie or a pro practitioner, this ebook additionally serves as a pragmatic reference for key suggestions in Agile and Agile methodologies reminiscent of Scrum, XP, Lean, and Kanban.

What you'll learn:

•The important wisdom of the abilities, instruments, and methods which are required for passing the PMI-ACP examination•To comprehend the scope and goals of the PMI-ACP examination, and achieve self assurance by means of taking perform quizzes supplied in each one bankruptcy and 3 full-length mock exams•To achieve publicity to Agile methodologies resembling Scrum, XP, Lean, and Kanban plus a number of instruments and strategies required to behavior Agile projects•The concentration is to "Be Agile", instead of "Do Agile"
Who this ebook is for:
The viewers for this e-book essentially comprises IT pros who desire to arrange for and go the Agile qualified expert (ACP) examination from the undertaking administration Institute (PMI). The publication is also a pragmatic reference ebook for Agile Practioners.

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Beyond this book, you will need to fulfil all the eligibility criteria laid out by PMI . ) to provide you a formal 21-hour course. Apart from that, try to refrain from looking up arbitrary content over the web. There are, perhaps, petabytes of information related to Agile topics and the PMI-ACP exam. So do not confuse yourself or put yourself under undue stress with an overwhelming amount of preparation to do. As I told you, this book should be necessary and sufficient. Rest assured, you are in safe hands!

And finally once testing gets over, the team can proceed to deployment. The observation over here is that there is no provision to go back from one step to its previous step(s). The analogy is with the flow of water in the direction of gravity – hence the name waterfall. In the waterfall method, there is a lengthy process of requirement collection and analysis that is documented and then handed over to the design team. Once the scope is finalized, the project manager prepares a project plan to deliver the solution.

Creating a detailed project plan with schedules and milestones takes a considerable effort upfront. More effort is spent in keeping the plan up-to-date and rebaselined in the event of a change request. 2 Agile Methods As described in the previous sections on core values and principles, Agile methods were crafted to address some of the pitfalls of waterfall methodology. This is illustrated in the following Figure 1-4. Instead of sequential phases, Agile methods have fixed timeboxed iterations or sprints where there is analysis, design, development and testing – the ultimate outcome of which is a product increment that can be deployed for customer use.

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