Free PMI-ACP® Exam Sample Question 84
A project team is discussing the priorities associated with different project management methodologies. What would an agile practitioner say is the top priority?
A. Working software and lean documentation
B. Individuals and interactions and lightweight processes and tools
C. Customer satisfaction through delivery of valuable products
D. Responding to change and progressive elaboration of plans
Hint: Which of the available options reflects one of the twelve principles of the Agile Manifesto?
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Correct Answer: C
Answer and Explanations:
Answer A: Incorrect. While "working software over comprehensive documentation" is one of the four values of the Agile Manifesto, the Agile Manifesto does not indicate working software as the highest priority.
Answer B: Incorrect. "Individuals and interactions over processes and tools" is a value of the Agile Manifesto, but it is not the top priority.
Answer C: Correct. This answer choice most closely resembles the highest priority according to the Agile Manifesto which states, "Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software."
Answer D: Incorrect. "Responding to change over following a plan" is one of the four values of the Agile Manifesto. However, the Agile Manifesto does not specify responding to change as the top priority.
Exam Reference: Agile Practice Guide, Project Management Institute Inc., 2017, Page(s) 8-9