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PROJECT MANAGEMENT QUESTION BANK UNIT WISE

UNIT I
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Explain waterfall model in theory and in practice.

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State 5 necessary improvements of waterfall model.


Draw a neat diagram of risk profile of conventional s/w and explain risk
resolution of s/w project.

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List Bohems top 10 principles of conventional s/w management performance.

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Explain the fundamental features of s/w economics.

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List and explain the 3 generation of s/w development.

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Explain the process of cost estimation.

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State the 5 approaches for improvement of s/w cost model.

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Explain 3 different process perspective of improving s/w processes.


State Bohems staffing principles.
Write brief note on event sequences necessary for performance assessment.
Write short note on peer inspection.

UNIT II
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List various principles of conventional s/w engineering.


List the principles of modern s/w system.
Illustrate five principles of modern process with the help of diagram.
Explain the process of team cohesion.
Explain the 2 stages of life-cycle with the help of diagram.
State the primary objectives of Inception phase.
Specify the evaluation criteria of elaboration phase.
Write short note on the activities of construction phase.
Write short note on transition phase.
What are the artifacts? How artifacts are organized into different set of the
system?
Compare and contrast between implementation set and deployment set
artifacts.
Write short note on test artifacts.
Explain the 3 artifacts of engineering set.

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Emphasize on the cultural issues raised by the pragmatic artifacts.


Write a note on management perspective architecture.
Specify the different views of the real-world system.
Explain the technical perspective architecture.

UNIT III
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List top-level workflow of the s/w process and explain them.


Explain the key principles of modern s/w engineering.
Explain the integration workflow with detailed labelled diagram.
What role milestones play in the development of the system? Explain.
Discuss the stakeholders of major milestones of the project.
Write short note on minor milestone.
Depict various iterations of minor assessment with the help of the diagram.
Why periodic assessment is must for the successful development of the s/w?
Emphasize on the Work Breakdown Structure.
Explain the process of cost and schedule estimation.
Explain bottom-up approach of cost and schedule estimation.
State the synchronization of iteration planning process of s/w development.

UNIT IV
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Explain the roles and responsibilities of line-of-business organization.


Write short note on Project Organization.
Draw a neat diagram of roles in an s/w line-of-business organization.
Compare the life-cycle focus of project organization in regard to s/w
architecture team activities.
List the different set of activities evolved over the life cycle with the help of
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Why automation of process is important in s/w development project?
List and explain different tools that automate the s/w development process.
Explain with diagram the concept of round-trip engineering.

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Write short note on s/w change order.

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Why process control and instrumentation is required in s/w development


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Explain the purpose of seven core metrics.
List various indicators of management metrics and explain them.
State and explain the four primary indicators of quality.
Write short note on metrics automation.
Why tailoring of a process is an important aspect of s/w development system?
Draw a neat and labelled diagram of tailoring framework.
What are process discriminants? List the various dimensions need to be
considered while tailoring a process.
Explain different features of process discriminants.
Compare between small-scale and large-scale projects.

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What are issues involved in the conventional system development and how
they can be resolved in the modern technique of developing s/w?
What is the significance of working in tam among various stakeholders of the
project development?
List various principles of the project management.
Why it is required that the requirements must be evolutionary in nature for the
s/w project development?
Explain the effect of 80-20 rule over the development of the project.
Differentiate between potential solutions through cost estimation.
State two major improvements in next-generation s/w cost estimation.
List to 10 Bohem metric quotations and explain them.
Explain the breakthroughs in next-generation system for supporting
technological environment.
Draw a labelled diagram of automation of construction process in nextgeneration environment.
Explain how modern process transition is fruitful in comparison with
conventional system.
Write short note on culture shift.

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Explain how requirements and designs are tangible and fluid for the system
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Explain the process of denouement.
State the characteristics of modern interactive development process.