The Case of a Missing Big Picture

Have you been in a Program Increment (PI) Planning wherein things — a lot of things — were being discovered and discussed … and you wondered: these should have been discussed way before the PI Planning?

As a result, key dependencies were discovered late. Capacity issues discovered late. Stories blocked. Features postponed. Constraints, impediments, risks (the CIRs) that could have been easily uncovered earlier were discovered during the PI. Result: the PI delivers value at a sub optimum level. The program’s maturity level is in its infancy. Not cool.

Why is this happening?

To be continued…

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