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    Author(s)J. Ashley Hunt
    PublisherWiley India
    Publish YearNovember 2018


    Wiley India PMI-ACP Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Study Guide by J. Ashley Hunt

    The PMI-ACP Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Study Guide is an all-in-one package for comprehensive exam preparation. This up-to-date guide is fully aligned with the latest version of the exam, featuring coverage of 100 percent of the exam domains. Expanded coverage of AGILE includes the basic principles, value-driven delivery, stakeholder engagement, team performance, adaptive planning, problem detection and resolution, and continuous improvement to align with the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® 6th Edition) and its increased emphasis on agile, adaptive and iterative practices. About the Author J. Ashley Hunt (Jamison, PA) PMP, MCAS, Project +, CSM, PMI-ACP, is currently the senior project management instructor at StormWind Studios and is responsible for writing, producing, teaching and maintaining all the live courses in the field of Project Management. She is the Global REP point of contact and manager of Quality Assurance and Quality Control for StormWind Studios and The Project Management Institute (PMI®) to maintain quality in submitted materials. TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Introduction Assessment Test Chapter 1 Agile Foundations History and the Agile Manifesto The Agile Alliance The Agile Manifesto The 12 Principles of the Agile Manifesto The 12 Principles Simplified The Declaration of Interdependence The Declaration of Interdependence Simplified Empirical Process Control Agile vs. Waterfall Project Management The Benefits of Using Agile in Any industry Satir Model Organizational Agility Tips Chapter 2 Scrum and eXtreme Programming (XP) What Is Scrum? Transparency Inspection Adaptation Scrum Values The Scrum Team The Product Owner The Development Team Scrum Master Scrum Artifacts The Product Backlog The Sprint Backlog Scrum Events Sprint Planning The Sprint The Daily Scrum Scrum of Scrums The Sprint Review Elements of the Sprint Review The Sprint Retrospective The Purpose of the Sprint Retrospective eXtreme Programming (XP) Overview Key Aspects of XP XP Core Values XP Core Values Simplified XP Roles Core Practices of XP The 13 Core Practices of XP The 13 Core Practices Simplified Chapter 3 Key Aspects of Additional Agile Methodologies Dynamic Systems Development Method The Eight Principles of DSDM Kanban Kanban Board The Six Principles of Kanban The Six Principles of Kanban Simplified What Is Lean Product/Software Development? The Seven Principles of Lean How Lean Complements Agile The Seven Wastes of Lean Manufacturing The Seven Wastes of Lean Manufacturing Simplified The Seven Wastes of Lean Software Development The Seven Wastes of Lean Software Development Simplified Continuous Improvement Feature-Driven Development The Five Processes of FDD Best Practices of FDD Best Practices of FDD Simplified Crystal Methods Crystal Family Color Codes The Crystal Family Adaptive Software Development (ASD) Adaptive Software Development Cycle Adaptive Software Development (ASD) Cycle Simplified Creating a Successful Mindset Three Main Aspects of Leading an Agile Project Effectively 91 Three Main Aspects of Leading an Agile Project Effectively Simplified 91 Chapter 4 Agile Initiation and Stakeholder Engagement Charters and Agile Projects Determining Return on Investment Payback Period Internal Rate of Return Net Present Value Techniques of Pre-Project Engagement Elevator Statements Tweeting The Definition of Done Wireframes User Stories User Story Workshops Agile Knowledge Sharing and Communication INVEST for User Stories The INVEST Acronym Communication and Knowledge Sharing Basics Chapter 5 The Human Side of Agile Project Management Interpersonal Skills Communication Self-Directed Teams Negotiation Aspirational Skills Motivation Conflict Resolution Adaptive Leadership Chapter 6 Agile Estimation and Planning Iteration Zero Analyzing Based on Business Value The Product Owner Development Team Agile Project Manager Timeboxing Themes, Epics, and User Stories Themes Epics User Stories Personas Wireframes Backlog Refinement Definition of Done Story Mapping Relative Sizing Wideband Delphi The Fibonacci Sequence Planning Poker Planning Poker Best Practices Initial Velocity Iteration/Sprint Calculations Story Point Estimates and Spikes Chapter 7 Effective Team Performance on Agile Projects Tuckman's Ladder Shu Ha Ri and Skill Mastery Dreyfus Model: Five Stages of Skill Acquisition Collaborative Working Environments Distributed Teams Context and Culture Osmotic Communication Team and Individual Coaching Velocity Tracking Burn Down and Burn Up Charts Burn Down Charts Burn Up Charts Chapter 8 Agile Execution and Tracking of Iterations Return on Investment and Benefit Measurement Methods Earned Value Analysis Controlling the Schedule Controlling the Budget Earned Value Technique The Formulas Key Performance Indicators The Triple Constraints The Gulf of Misunderstanding Dot Voting, or Multi-Voting MoSCoW Monopoly Money 100 Points Kano Analysis Customized Procurement Chapter 9 Detecting Problems and Working Through Changes The Cost of Changes Rolling Wave Planning Technical Debt Refactoring Refactoring When You Don't Code Software Determining Defects Common Causes Special Causes Risk Management Spikes Risk-Adjusted Backlog Expected Monetary Value Assessing Risk Risk Burn Down Charts Chapter 10 Tailoring, Quality Management, and Improving Project Processes Tailoring Tailoring and the PMBOK® Guide Lead Time and Cycle Time Process Improvement Value Stream Mapping Continuous Product Improvement Intraspectives Premortem Retrospectives Appendix A Next Steps What Is the PMI-ACP Certification? Real-World Considerations Tools and Techniques Overview Agile Toolkit PMI Ethical Decision-Making Framework Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct Task Overview Agile Principles and Mindset Considerations Value-Driven Delivery Stakeholder Engagement Team Performance Adaptive Planning Problem Detection and Resolution Continuous Improvement Tools and Techniques Overview Knowledge and Skills Concluding Thoughts Appendix B Answers to Review Questions Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Index