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When a project manager first recognizes that a project is in trouble, the options available to her include ____.
delaying the project deadline
A project manager's planning _____.
includes identifying project tasks and estimating completion times and costs
GanttProject can open files created with ____.
Effective project reporting requires ____.
strong communication skills
PERT/CPM is called a(n) ____ technique, because it analyzes a large, complex project as a series of individual tasks.
____ is a time estimate the project manager makes for a task.
The worst-case estimate
The best-case estimate
The probable-case estimate
A ____ is an event that could affect a project negatively.
Microsoft's risk management model includes ____.
category, which specifies the risk type
____ is a possible cause of cost overruns related to human resource issues.
A(n) ____ chart displays complex task patterns and relationships.
Most risk identifications include a brief description of ____.
who would be responsible for responding to a given risk
A(n) ____ chart can be used to display the qualitative risk analysis matrix.
A project manager's scheduling function _____.
involves staffing, which includes selecting the project team and assigning specific tasks to team members
The first step in the creation of a PERT/CPM chart is to ____.
identify all the project tasks
A project triangle shows three legs: _____.
project cost, scope, and time
Two or more concurrent tasks often depend on a single prior task, which is called a(n) ____ task.
Structured walk-throughs take place throughout the SDLC and are called ____ reviews, depending on the phase in which they occur.
A event is a recognizable reference point that you can use to ____.
A risk ____ plan is a proactive effort to anticipate a risk and describe an action plan to deal with it.
The correct answer is: response
A ____ path includes all tasks that are vital to the project schedule.
Project managers typically perform the tasks of ____.
When maintaining schedules, if enough ____ and frequent checkpoints exist, problems will be detected rapidly.
Which of the following is an example of an event?
the start of user training
conversion of system data
completion of interviews
A risk management plan includes a review of ____.
A _____ cannot be started until one or more other tasks are completed.
Microsoft claims that Microsoft Project has the capability of ____.
assign ownership of risks
The Apptivo ____ is free of charge with unlimited duration.
Many project managers find ____ charts more helpful for scheduling, monitoring, and controlling projects.
In addition to tasks, every project has ____, which are reference points used to monitor progress and manage the project.
In the end, every successful information system must ____.
support business requirements
stay within budget
be completed on time
When several tasks can start at the same time, each is called a(n) ____ task.
Which of the following are metrics of a successful project ____.
delivery of a product that satisfies users
Problems with timetables and project milestones can indicate ____.
personality conflicts among team members
When two or more concurrent tasks depend on a single prior task, the concurrent tasks are called ____ tasks.
For a project manager, reporting _____.
includes informing management, users, and the project team about the progress of the project
When an information system does not meet business requirements, causes might include ____.
_____ is a full-featured program that holds the dominant share of the project management software market.
For a project manager, monitoring _____.
requires guiding, supervising, and coordinating the project team's workload
The accompanying figure shows task ____, which simplify a complex task by combining several activities.
Project managers always must be aware of the ____ path, so they can monitor the vital tasks and keep the project on track.
____ is open-source software that is supported by a community of users and developers.
A continuous risk-tracking process can ____.
identify new risks
The first step in creating a WBS is to ____.
identify all tasks
In a PERT/CPM chart, each task has which of the following ____.
A ____ might involve maximums for one or more resources.