Individuals with two or more years of sales experience, dealing with clients regarding the implementation of product lifecycle management solutions for Oracle Agile are the target audience for the 1Z0-538 exam. This Certified Implementation Specialist exam deals specifically with Agile Product Lifecycle Management 9 and is designed to validate the skills and abilities of Oracle Partner Network sales professionals in particular, though it is a test open to any testing candidate.
The 1Z0-538 is two hours in duration and presents candidates with 69 total questions. Preparation by OPN members affords access to the Oracle Agile Product Lifecycle Management 9.3 Implementation Best Practices Boot Camp. All other candidates however, must find their own exam preparation methods in readying themselves to sit for the 1Z0-538 exam. Sites like Examtrace.com, which offer practice exams and extensive learning materials on the topics covered by this certification exam, are a tremendous asset for non-OPN members and can be very beneficial for OPN specialists as well.
Every question on the exam takes a multiple choice approach in format. Candidates must achieve a score of at least 71 percent to pass. Upon successful completion, the 1Z0-538 exam confers an Oracle Certified Specialist designation.
Testing candidates will encounter exam questions in seven main categories and must demonstrate competence in each to achieve the required passing score. Question categories cover topics related to item and change objects and workflows, users and user groups, and roles and privileges as well as global settings and configurations. Manufacturers and suppliers are also covered on the exam and candidates must additionally be able to show they are able to inform prospective clients of the benefits that accompany the implementation of product lifecycle manager solutions, including the ability to boost profitability and promote innovation.