PI Planning demystified
In our previous article we shared with you an Innovation & Planning sprint (IP) – concept that is coming in from Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). Briefly we mentioned the Program Increment Planning (PI Planning). As this is a wider topic which, in our opinion, requires bigger attention and should be explained in more detail, here we come with it. We decide to implement a scaled agile approach when we have multiple teams (minimum 5) and together work on development of one product. Only then any scaled approach starts to make sense and only when having multiple teams, working together, we need a cross-team alignment and plan for a longer horizon than one sprint. SAFe® calls it PI Planning and it’s one of the best tools to synchronize, align and integrate between teams.