Understand how earned value management applies in agile and other key performance indicators that will be on the exam.
- Executives always watch projects as they progress…to make sure they're getting the value they hoped for.…That's where Earned Value Management, EVM, comes in.…While ROI, return on investment,…NPV, net present value,…and IRR, internal rate of return…are tools you can use to select the right project…to execute, EVM has its own set of tools and graphs,…that you use to create visual indicators…of how things are going.…
Two common tools are costing graphs and schedule charts.…On the cost measurement side, an S curve graph…that tracks estimated project costs to actual costs…over time is the most common.…On the schedule side the Gantt chart is most commonly used…to track the status of the project schedule.…Many people believe you can't use EVM on an Agile project.…In reality, you can.…The calculations work the same.…
But you need to be careful about what you're measuring.…EVM measures actual progress against planned progress…and relies on having a quality baseline plan…from the beginning.…Since Agile projects rely on progressive elaboration…
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- Exam overview
- Exam benefits
- Determining eligibility for the exam
- Navigating the application and audit process
- Reviewing core domain areas
- Reviewing the metrics covered on the exam
- How earned value management applies in agile
- What to expect on test day