Intellectual property includes all of the following except:
During a recent team meeting, you reached a resolution to a problem that’s been troubling the team for several weeks. You took responsibility for searching out the facts of this problem and uncovered the right answer to this problem. You presented the facts at the project status meeting, and everyone reached agreement on the recommended solution based on the facts you presented. This is an example of what type of conflict resolution technique?
You’ve reached a state of independence where you’re able to express yourself and perform at your peak level of performance. Being the best you can be is the motivator that drives you. Which of the following is true?
You are a project manager for Candy Works candy factory. Your project involves reporting information from the newly installed candy-counting machine to the financial system. This will give executives the ability to see production run counts at any time during the day. You need to purchase an expensive piece of hardware as part of this project. One of the vendors bidding on the project is a close friend. In order to win the bid, she needs to know how much money the company is willing to spend on the equipment and consulting. Your friend asks you to give her this confidential information and not tell anyone you did. Which of the following is the most appropriate response?
The project manager, stakeholders, and project team members all have roles and responsibilities throughout the project. As the project manager, you might link the project scope definition to the project roles and indicate which activities each person will participate in. You might display this information in which of the following ways:
You are a project manager for a network cabling project for your organization. Your project team is made up of six full-time employees and three contractors. This is the first time they have all worked together. This project requires accurate information exchange at all times during the life of the project. How many lines of communication exist among the project team members?
You are a project manager for Candy Works candy factory. Your project involves reporting information from the newly installed candy-counting machine to the financial system. This will give executives the ability to see production run counts at any time during the day. The project sponsor has promised you a bonus if you get this project completed two weeks sooner than the scheduled project end date. The bonus will come in handy on your trip to the Bahamas planned for later this spring. You’ve got a few remaining project activities to wrap up before you can close out the project. Which of the following is the most appropriate response?
You are a project manager for Capella Systems. Your company writes custom software for accounting and financial systems for medium- to large-sized corporations. Your recent project has experienced some setbacks, and you’ve been forced to rework the design of one of the programs because it doesn’t match the customer’s requirements. Since some parts of the program have already been written, it will have to be rewritten so that it matches the design changes. This rework has increased costs, and you’re beginning to notice some signs of poor morale because of the rework. Which of the following is true?
You are the project manager for a software consulting firm that is working on developing a new software program for a customer in another country. Things seem to be progressing well. Recently, your stakeholders examined the work of the project and formally accepted the work results. Which process was just performed?
You are going to take some performance measurements for your current project. You know that PV = 450, AC = 500, and EV = 375. What is the CV and SV respectively?