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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