Week 4 – Applying Agile In The Organization – Shuffle Q/A 1

13. Which of the following provides an overview of the expected product, its high-level requirements, and an estimated schedule for reaching milestones?

  • A product roadmap
  • A product vision
  • A value playbook
  • A Product Backlog

14. What are some of the benefits of developing and maintaining a product roadmap? Select all that apply.

  • Teams and stakeholders understand of the sequence of deliverables
  • Teams understand how their efforts relate to the project vision
  • Stakeholders meet with the Product Owner less frequently throughout the project
  • Stakeholders notice incremental value over the course of the project

15. You are a project manager in the initial stages of planning a project. You want to closely adhere to the Agile principle of maintaining a constant pace. What factor is important to establish and monitor as the project progresses?

  • Team capacity and velocity
  • Project roadmap
  • Product vision
  • Story and epic

16. Imagine you are a project manager leading Agile adoption at an organization. Why is it important that you find an executive sponsor to support the change? Select all that apply.

  • It helps to create a sense of ownership for the change you are creating.
  • It increases your chances of successfully shifting organizational culture.
  • It guarantees an increase in the project’s budget.
  • It helps to answer your team’s questions about what’s working and what’s not working right now.

17. You are a project manager for a company that is changing their feedback reporting process. To facilitate this change, you create a form for each team member to fill out every week. You send out a reminder email two days before the form is due. Which of the six sources of influence does this scenario demonstrate?

  • Personal ability
  • Personal motivation
  • Social motivation
  • Structural ability

18. Does a low level of interpersonal conflict mean that a team is experiencing issues?

  • Yes. A team that rarely has disagreements is not committed enough to the work.
  • No. A team that rarely has disagreements is more productive than a team that disagrees frequently.
  • Sometimes. If a team rarely has disagreements, it could mean team members don’t feel safe stating their opinions.

19. Making too many assumptions about a product can cause an unstable product roadmap. What actions can a project manager take to lessen the impact these assumptions might have? Select all that apply.

  • Check assumptions against unbiased user research
  • Keep assumptions within the development team
  • Document the assumptions and make them transparent
  • Never make an assumption without proper knowledge

20. Fill in the blank: A(n) _____ is a guide that demonstrates where to go, how to get there, and what to accomplish along the way in order to maximize value.

  • release roadmap
  • capacity roadmap
  • requirement roadmap
  • value roadmap

21. You create a release plan for a new project. You include the estimated release date, company holidays and the business goals. What else can you add to this release plan to help the team stay focused?

  • A backlog of items required for the release goal
  • Milestones for the development of future releases
  • Feedback from stakeholders on the project timeline
  • Use cases for the features in the release

22. Fill in the blank: As an Agile project manager, you constantly refer to a _____ to keep the team motivated by connecting the work they do in the sprints to a bigger picture.

  • product roadmap
  • release date
  • project vision
  • high-value feature

Shuffle Q/A 2

23. Imagine you are a project manager creating release plans for a new cloud storage service. Your team is performing well, so you decide to push up the estimated release date. Which specific factors do you take into account to make your decision?

  • The team’s size and the customer’s budget
  • The team’s experience and the customer’s timeline
  • The team’s willingness and work ethic
  • The team’s capacity and velocity

24. What is the process of getting people to adopt a new product, approach, or value system?

  • Organizational culture
  • Project management
  • Change management
  • Agile practices

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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