Posts Tagged "Project Management Body of Knowledge"

Help me, Spock!

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Help me, Spock!

Mr. Spock is a fictional character in the Star Trek media franchise.  His half-human, half-Vulcan heritage challenges him with many internal and external conflicts. A similar yin and yang for most IT project managers is the challenge they face working with business and technology teams.  That is to say, project managers working with business stakeholders, whose primary goal is to cut cost, and IT teams, who want the latest and greatest technology. Although somewhat stereotypical, this statement seems to fit many organizations working toward success; sometimes at the expense of the groups they serve. “It’s much easier to get the job done, if you ignore those pesky...

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Larry’s Short List of Free Sample Questions

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The new Project Management Body of Knowledge 4th Edition (PMBOK® Guide) was published in 2008, and it is available to all Project Management Institute® members.  In addition to the guide, be sure to download the institute’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. (During the download process you will be asked to provide your username and password before you can download your copy.) Both these documents are the basis for most of the exam questions you will find on the Internet. When looking using sample questions (free or purchased) it is important to know that it will not help you on the exam to memorize the answers you encounter. The aim of doing practice...

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