Chapter 15. Multilevel Planning
On Scrum projects, we plan at multiple levels of detail and at multiple times throughout product development. In this chapter I provide a high-level, top-down description of the various Scrum planning activities and how they are interrelated. In the next several chapters I will explore portfolio planning, product planning (envisioning), release planning, and sprint planning in greater detail.
When developing a product with Scrum, planning takes place at multiple levels (see Figure 15.1).
At the highest level is strategy planning, which although critical to an organization’s ...