Appendix X3

(Agile, Iterative, Adaptive, and Hybrid Project Environments)

227.Answer: C.

PMBOK® Guide, page 665, Section X3.1

The Continuum of Project Life Cycles

To understand the application of the process in adaptive projects, the continuum of project life cycles should be defined. The PMBOK® Guide Glossary describes the project life cycle as “the series of phases that a project passes through from its start to its completion.” Within a project life cycle, there are generally one or more phases that are associated with the development of the product, service, or result. These are called a development life cycle. Development life cycles can be predictive (plan-driven), adaptive (agile), iterative, incremental, or a hybrid.

228.Answer: A. ...

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