Category: PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam

Free PMI-ACP® Exam Sample Question 07 (Risk Management)

When implementing Agile Project Management, risk management that occurs simply by following Agile best practices such as  iterative planning and review activities is called?

A) Inherent risk management
B) Organic risk management   
C) Overt risk management
D) Intrinsic risk management


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Free PMI-ACP Exam Sample Question 07 (Risk Management) 


Correct Answer: B

"On Agile projects, risk management concepts that are employed can be classified as either as ""Organic"" or ""Overt"".  Organic risk management is risk management that occurs simply by following Agile best practices such as  iterative planning and review activities

Overt risk management refers to implementing specific strategies in order to identify, assess and mitigate the risks on your Agile project by using specific Agile Risk Management tools and techniques.  Some examples of Overt Risk Management concepts are the use of Risk-Based Spikes, Risk-Adjusted Backlogs and Risk Burndown Charts."

Reference: The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility, Michele Sliger and Stacia Broderick, 2011.

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