PMP Exam Prep Question of the Week


You are in the planning stages of a new project to implement the first industry-wide business-to-business (B2B) site for the air cargo industry. Your team is quite experienced and knowledgeable on progressive projects like this, so you want to utilize all its expertise when collecting input for developing the WBS. However, your team is spread throughout the world. What is an effective way to gather input from everyone?

  1. Monte Carlo simulation
  2. The Delphi technique
  3. Management by objectives
  4. During a status meeting

The correct answer is 2.

The Delphi technique is a method of gathering information from experts on an anonymous basis through progressive rounds of solicitation, which makes it appropriate for use when collecting input from experienced and knowledgeable individuals, particularly when those individuals are geographically dispersed.

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