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CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-004 - Second Edition

By : Kim Heldman
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CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-004 - Second Edition

By: Kim Heldman

Overview of this book

The CompTIA Project+ Study Guide, Second Edition is your comprehensive resource for taking Exam PK0-004. With 100% coverage of all exam objectives, this book gives you everything you need to approach the exam with confidence. Detailed explanations and superior study tools cover and reinforce setup, initiation, planning, execution, delivery, change, control, communication, and closure, and the author Kim Heldman's twenty-five years of project management experience provide deep insight into real-world applications. The book contains detailed explanations and superior study tools that cover and reinforce all the exam objectives. You’ll begin by tackling questions related to pre-project setup and project initiation. Then you’ll solve questions about creating a project charter and planning it. You’ll also take questions about developing schedules and budgets and project execution. The later chapters provide questions on managing change, control, and communication. Finally, you’ll be given questions on project closure. By the end of the book, you’ll have the knowledge you need to be confident on exam day.
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Agile Project Management

Agile project management is a method of managing projects in small, incremental portions of work that can be easily assigned, easily managed, and completed within a short period of time called an iteration or sprint. Iterations or sprints (the terms are interchangeable) are always time-bound. Typically, a sprint is a two-week period but can be any short period of time defined and agreed upon by the team. The goal of a sprint is to produce a deliverable, or a tangible portion of a deliverable, by the end of the sprint.

Agile methodologies have many benefits, and one of the greatest is high stakeholder involvement. It’s a flexible approach that is highly interactive. It encourages a great deal of communication between and among the team. The Agile team consists of several members: Scrum master, product...