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PI Planning stands for Program Increment Planning.

PI Planning sessions are regularly scheduled events held throughout the year where multiple teams within the same Agile Release Train (ART) meet to align to a shared vision, discuss features, plan the roadmap, and identify cross-team dependencies.

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Here are the essential elements of PI Planning:
  • 2 full day events run every 8-12 weeks (depending on the length of your increments)
  • Product Managers work to prioritize the planned features for the increment beforehand
  • Development teams own user story planning and estimation
  • Engineers and UX teams work to validate the planning
  • The goal is to align the teams to the mission and each other
  • Technology is used to allow distributed teams to participate (if needed)

If you’re adopting SAFe for the first time, chances are, it’ll start with PI Planning. That’s because it forms the foundation of the Scaled Agile Framework.

Easy Agile Programs can help you with PI Planning in Jira:

Easy Agile Programs
Easy Agile Programs

Complete PI planning solution for Jira. Ideal for distributed or collocated PI planning.

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Posts about PI Planning

  • Resource

    From surviving to thriving: remote PI Planning with Easy Agile Programs

    We are now beyond the period where we needed to adapt to remote work. Our own business agility has been tested and we have needed to evolve. With a simple but powerful tool seamlessly integrated with Jira, the latest version of Easy Agile Programs has a range of features aimed at helping distributed teams through the PI Planning ceremony and to build out a long-lived but flexible digital Program board in Jira.

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    How to reap the benefits of smart PI objectives

    Stop wasting time and focus on the work that matters with smart PI objectives. Find out how to make them work for your organization.

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    Don’t Make These 5 PI Planning Mistakes

    PI planning is a key gathering for team preparation. Keep these sessions fun. But make sure to prioritize them and plan them well in advance.

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