During my study, I come across the terms "Work In Progress" and "Work in Process" which are pretty close to each other, and they seem to refer to certain distinct interpretations. Also, I keep on getting confused about the short form WIP as what it refers to exactly.
For the purpose of passing the exam, appreciate if can tell me how to differentiate between such terms and explain the related context.
First of all allow me to direct you to the "Topic Index" of The Agile PrepCast. You will find that in the back of your Student workbook. And here you see that WIP is discussed in two of our lessons: L02.05.3, L12.00. So my first recommendation is for you to watch those. (L12 has a good definition toward the end).
As far as "progress" and "process" goes, my current understanding is that they are used synonymously - at least for the exam. Some folks even call it "work in play". So if you understand the concept you should be good to go.
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