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Which of the following does a project manager perform?

All of the above

What is a set of policies, procedures, standards, processes, practices, tools, techniques, and tasks that people apply to technical and management challenges?

Methodology

Which of the following is a business-related consequence of successful software?

Increase revenues

How many days is a typical sprint in the Scrum methodology?

30 days

Which of the following is a benefit an organization can receive from outsourcing?

All of the above

What is a common approach using the professional expertise within an organization to develop and maintain the organization's information technology systems?

Insourcing

What is the most important part of the project plan?

Communication

What are project assumptions?

Factors that are considered to be true, real, or certain without proof or demonstration

An organization must identify what it wants to do and how it is going to do it. What does the "how" part of this question focus on?

Analysis of project risks

What is the overall process for developing information systems from planning and analysis through implementation and maintenance?

Systems development life cycle

Which methodology is owned by IBM?

RUP

Which phase of the SDLC gathers business requirements?

Analysis

In the past, outsourcing was often used tactically, as a quick-fix, short-term solution to a particular need or problem which did not form part of an overall business strategy.

True

Which of the following is an outsourcing challenge caused by contract length?

All of the above

Which of the following is the primary reason why companies outsource?

Tap outside sources of expertise

In a Gantt chart tasks are listed __________ and the project's timeframe is listed ____________.

Vertically, horizontally

What is an activity-based process in which each phase in the SDLC is performed sequentially from planning through implementation and maintenance?

Waterfall methodology

Which of the following is not one of the four gates in the RUP methodology?

Collaboration

The implementation phase involves taking all of the detailed design documents from the design phase and transforming them into the actual system.

False

What is a simple bar chart that depicts project tasks against a calendar?

Gantt chart

Which methodology aims for customer satisfaction through early and continuous delivery of useful software components developed by an iterative process with a design point that uses the bare minimum requirements?

Agile methodology

Who are individuals and organizations actively involved in the project or whose interests might be affected as a result of project execution or project completion?

Project stakeholders

What is the outsourcing option that includes the most remote location and indirect customer control?

Offshore outsourcing

What is the analysis phase in the SDLC?

Involves analyzing end-user business requirements and refining project goals into defined functions and operations of the intended system

What is the success rate for a project using the waterfall methodology?

1 in 10

What is a project?

A temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result

What are the three primary variables (or triple constraints) in any project?

Time, cost, scope

What is the systems development life cycle?

The overall process for developing information systems from planning and analysis through implementation and maintenance

Outsourcing is a common approach using the professional expertise within an organization to develop and maintain the organization's information technology systems.

False

What are project objectives?

Quantifiable criteria that must be met for the project to be considered a success

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