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PMP micro learning videos Series - PMP Free Question 35: Rolling Wave Planning

Posted: Wed May 01, 2019 1:59 pm
by jyotimayank
Which of the following is not true about the rolling wave planning?

A. It increases uncertainty in the project schedule
B. Not all WBS gets decomposed in Work Package in the beginning
C. It increases risks
D. It is used in adaptive life cycles

Let’s take a few things you planned to do this year

Here are three WBS:
• WBS: Movie Tonight - Go for a movie tonight
• Business Trip: Travel for a Business Trip Next week
• Vacations: A holiday plan in 6 months

How much each WBS details you might have today?

When to use Rolling wave planning?
• Planning in Advance results in rework
• Less details are known about the work package
• Future work scope is dependent on near term work results

What is rolling wave planning?
• Rolling wave planning is an iterative planning technique in which the work to be accomplished in the near term is planned in detail, while work further in the future is planned at a higher level.

Watch this video for the correct answer.