Free PMI-ACP® Exam Sample Question 77
On an agile project, the team completed the creation of a potentially shippable product increment. Of the following, which represents the length of time that it took to create this product increment?
A. Estimated time
B. Cycle time
C. Lead time
D. Ideal time
Hint: This question is referring to a product increment but not necessarily the entire finished product.
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Correct Answer: B
Answer and Explanations:
Answer A: Incorrect. Estimated time is not actual or historical, therefore it is not the time it took to create the product increment.
Answer B: Correct. Cycle time is the amount of time something takes to go from the start of the process to the end of that process.
Answer C: Incorrect. Lead time refers to the amount of time elapsed between the identification of a requirement and its fulfillment and delivery to the customer.
Answer D: Incorrect. Ideal time is the amount of time that a process takes without any peripheral activities or interruptions.
Exam Reference: Agile Practice Guide, Project Management Institute Inc., 2017, Page(s) 61, 64-66; see also Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for your Technology Business, David J. Anderson, 2010