May 19, 2021

Remote PI Planning: Set Your Team Up for Success — Webinar Recap

Shauna Ward

Shauna Ward is a content marketing manager at MURAL. As a former remote work skeptic, she enjoys creating resources that help distributed teams make collaboration fun, easy, and effective.

Webinar Replay: Remote PI Planning


PI planning is complex enough in person, let alone with a remote or hybrid team

Still, many Agile teams have found that digital PI planning events are more engaging, inclusive, organized, and effective than traditional in-person sessions.

Planning for PI planning (that’s a mouthful!) helps to get everyone aligned and make the event itself run smoothly. On May 18, we hosted a webinar with Agile experts from Booz Allen®, the world’s oldest management consulting firm, who pioneered remote PI planning for their team.

Watch the replay to learn how you can:

  • Empower your team to facilitate effective digital PI planning sessions
  • Create an engaging and safe environment for all participants
  • Structure your event to accommodate a remote or hybrid team
  • Use technology to streamline — not hinder — collaboration

Check out the webinar replay below to get Booz Allen's secrets to more impactful PI planning. Then, grab the time-saving tools and templates they shared to make your next PI planning event the best one yet.

Speakers:

Laura Murdaugh, Senior Lead Technologist, Booz Allen

Christopher Knox, Chief Technologist, Booz Allen

Christine Steinwedel, Associate, Booz Allen

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Get the PI planning templates

The Booz Allen team shared their proprietary templates for prepping and executing PI planning. Get these templates, along with MURAL's PI planning templates, to kickstart your PI planning event and get everyone up to speed on using MURAL.

PI Planning Facilitator Guide

Prep your team to facilitate remote PI planning in MURAL using this comprehensive guide created by the Booz Allen team. It includes tips for using MURAL, how to design a breakout session, and more. Get the template.

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PI Planning Program Board Template

Create a visual summary of the goals, features, risks, dependencies, and timelines defined in the program increment plan. Get the template.

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PI Planning Team Board Template

Estimate the capacity of each team to accomplish the tasks in each iteration. You'll need one per team that participates in the planning. Get the template.

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