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Agility Transformations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Terrell is a technical wizard whose knowledge of database back-ends allows him to create nearly any type of business intelligence or report that the organization needs. Recently, Terrell has noticed some changes in the organization that have made him uneasy. In an attempt to insulate himself from adverse change, he holds information closely and does not document anything about his process. The act of holding critical information closely is an example of:

Question 2 2. The first time a business health agility radar assessment is performed, it is known as the _____ because it represents the state of the organization prior to engaging the practices associated with business agility.

Question 3 3. A radar assessment uses a _____.

Question 4 4. How can a manager make sure his employees invest in their work and the organization in an agile team?

Question 5 5. Millie just recently changed her business over to agile principles. Her teams are set up with one customer service rep, one technical rep, one sales specialist, one product design, and one project manager. Which normal business departments may not be necessary from the options below?

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Question 6 6. What is one of the primary focuses of agile thinking?

Question 7 7. Sadee is the accounts receivable manager for an equipment rental company. Recently, she has been told that she will not longer be evaluated on an annual performance review. Instead, she is given a list of outcomes (i.e., 80% of accounts receivable cleared in 0-45 days) but is also told that she can achieve those outcomes any ethical and legal way she determines. This is consistent with a:

Question 8 8. What was a main problem that led to the healthcare industry's difficulty in attempting to go paperless?

Question 9 9. Jim's company is in the process of an agile transformation. As part of their transformation process, they are decentralizing the decision-making functions of the organization, changing their project scheduling model to a rolling (rather than fixed) cycle, and using light-weight project plans. Which agile transformation track is characterized by these actions?

Question 10 10. Where should agile transformations be made to make sure they stick within your organization?

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Question 11 11. What is the main focus of agile methodology?

Question 12 12. Which of the options below is NOT an area used to assess patterns in order to tell the the failure or success of your agility transformation?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best summarizes the pitfalls associated with people?

Question 14 14. Which of the following best describes the pitfall associated with process?

Question 15 15.

What is the pitfall associated with the high-level principles from the Agile Manifesto? Consider the following items.

(left): individuals, working software, customer collaboration, and responding to change (right): processes and tools, comprehensive documentation, contract negotiation, and following a plan

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Question 16 16. Which of the following options is the BEST to do after creating an agile vision?

Question 17 17. What is important to remember about an agile vision versus a regular company vision?

Question 18 18. What should you do before starting to develop an agile transformation plan?

Question 19 19. Who should be included in an agile transformation team?

Question 20 20. In business, what is the best number of team members to serve on an agile transformation team?

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Question 21 21. In business, which of the following management sectors do NOT need to be represented on an agile transformation team?

Question 22 22. A _____ is one of the best ways to quickly digest the data collected in a business agility health assessment.

Question 23 23. What is a community of practice?

Question 24 24. Which of these groups is an example of a traditional, homogeneous team?

Question 25 25. Which department is integral in the agility transformation process because they change job requirements and help with hiring?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a problem associated with the work?

Question 27 27. Which department should be integrated into the process of changing your business into an agile one?

Question 28 28. In business, which of the following are primary responsibilities of members of an agile transformation team?

Question 29 29. The terms sprint, scrum, and ceremony are all part of the _____ assessment on the radar chart.

Question 30 30. Why might you need a community of practice when you have agile teams?

Agility Transformations Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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