The W5HH Principle in Software Project Management: Definition & Examples


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The W5HH principle has all of the following purposes EXCEPT:

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1. The fourth W in the W5HH principle (where) helps identify team members and _____ with input in the project.

2. The third W (when), helps identify what in the software project management timeline?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This multiple-choice quiz and worksheet is designed to test your knowledge of the W5HH principle in software project management. These self-assessments will ask you questions about the principle's purposes, letters, questions and steps.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to apply your understanding of:

  • The purposes of the W5HH principle
  • The third and fifth 'Ws' in the principle
  • The importance of the 'Why?' question
  • The final step in the W5HH principle

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the W5HH principle to answer questions about its components
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the practical purposes of the principle
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you can take away the most important concepts from the related lesson on the uses of the W5HH principle in software project management

Additional Learning

To learn more about this principle, check out our lesson called The W5HH Principle in Software Project Management: Definition & Examples. The lesson is designed to help you:

  • Identify the creator of the W5HH principle
  • Explain why the principle was created
  • Evaluate examples of the principle being used in practice