Pre- and Post-PI Planning

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Apply cadence, synchronize with cross-domain planning.

—SAFe Principle #7

Abstract

PI Planning (see the “PI Planning” article) is the critical, cadence-based synchronization point for every Agile Release Train (ART). For multi-ART Value Streams, there are two additional activities, Pre- and Post-PI Planning, which are the subject of this article. These additional activities support and coordinate the various ARTs involved in the value stream. Planning at this higher level helps bring alignment to the building of the Solution as a whole and provides direction and visibility into where the solution is going in the next ...

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