PI Planning


Future product development tasks can’t be predetermined. Distribute planning and control to those who can understand and react to the end results.

—Michael Kennedy, Product Development for the Lean Enterprise

There is no magic in SAFe . . . except maybe for PI Planning.



A principle of the Agile Manifesto states, “The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face conversation.” SAFe takes this to the next level via PI Planning, the seminal, cadence-based synchronization point of the Agile Release Train (ART). PI planning is a routine, face-to-face event ...

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