Take Our Tough Quiz About Project Management

Take Our Tough Quiz About Project Management

A: It's a Statement That Clearly and Concisely Expresses What the Customer Needs Accomplished and How to Do It.A: It’s a Statement That Clearly and Concisely Expresses What the Customer Needs Accomplished and How to Do It.

Q: What is a concept of operations, or ConOps?

A. This Details All Hardware, Software, Services, Data and Facilities Required for System Development, Deployment and Sustainment.A. This Details All Hardware, Software, Services, Data and Facilities Required for System Development, Deployment and Sustainment.

Q: What is a work breakdown structure, or WBS?

A: It's a Tool Which Ensures That Project Scope, Requirements and Deliverables are Connected.A: It’s a Tool Which Ensures That Project Scope, Requirements and Deliverables are Connected.

Q: What is a requirements traceability matrix, or RTM?

A: This Describes Your Project's Staff Hierarchy.A: This Describes Your Project’s Staff Hierarchy.

Q: What is an organizational breakdown structure, or OBS?

A: It Represents the Intersection of the WBS and OBS, i.e., A: It Represents the Intersection of the WBS and OBS, i.e., “Who” is Doing “What.”

Q: What is the responsibility assignment matrix, or RAM?

A: This is an Integrated, Networked Schedule Which Contains All Detailed Work Packages and Planning Packages Required for the Project.A: This is an Integrated, Networked Schedule Which Contains All Detailed Work Packages and Planning Packages Required for the Project.

Q: What is the integrated master schedule, or IMS?

A: This is a Time-Phased Budget Plan for Accomplishing Work, Used to Measure Contract Performance.A: This is a Time-Phased Budget Plan for Accomplishing Work, Used to Measure Contract Performance.

Q: What is a performance measurement baseline, or PMB?

A: These Capabilities and Characteristics are So Important, That Failure to Meet Them Can Cause the Reevaluation, Reassessment or Termination of the Project.A: These Capabilities and Characteristics are So Important, That Failure to Meet Them Can Cause the Reevaluation, Reassessment or Termination of the Project.

Q: What is a key performance parameter, or KPP?

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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