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RTE Circle Keynotes



7h 31min 44sec

What you'll learn

  • PI Planning provides many sources of value 
  • Value can be conceptual, quantified, measured, proven
  • Value of PI Planning: managing dependencies, reduction of late defects, improved flow, reduced WIP 
  • If we can quantify the most impactful elements it is sufficient to motivate people to agree to invest in PI Planning. 
  • Quantifying the most impactful sources of value justifies the investment, thus motivating adoption 
  • The quantified benefit of PI Planning: alignment on the common vision, dependency management 
  • Examining the practices of PI Planning to determine which prived the best economic value helps steer the event for the best outcomes.
  • Use a value calculator to advocate PI Planning cost
  • You can build your own calculator in the tool called:  You calc
  • Use basic parameters to make a calculation of the value 
  • Use calculator to manage dependencies in PI Planning 
  • Use calculator to measure the cost of context switching 
  • Use a calculator to measure the value of tool integration. The real-time sync between piplanning app and your ALM tool (Jira, Azure DevOps, Rally) not only significantly reduces effort and time, but it also helps people focus on the real work and reduces the risk of misalignment 
  • Take the economic view and do the analysis for your question   

About the course

This collection includes all the keynotes that have been presented at the RTE Circles so far. Experienced keynote speakers share exciting and informative knowledge on a variety of topics related to SAFe & PI Planning.




Beginner / Intermediate


7h 31min 44sec

Last Updated

Dec 7, 2023

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Peter Pedross

CEO & Founder PEDCO AG, Chief Methodologist Applied SAFe

Creator of the product Applied SAFe. Started to program for money at the age of 14. Ex-professional sportsman with a passion for software and a knack in engineering. 30+ years working experience with 50+ publications. SAFe SPC since 2011, Agile (XP) since 1999. Happy father and married to a wonderful woman.

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Silvio Wandfluh

Head of Product, SPC5

Silvio is a certified SAFe® Program Consultant and as Head of Product at Rentouch responsible for the innovation of

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Shane Harrison

Business and Agile Leadership Coach

Shane is a business focused change agent, specialising in enterprise level digital Lean/Agile transformations. More than 17 years consulting experience across a variety of industries from pharma to banking Shane is a specialist when it comes to context and culture-specific transformations.

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Ian J Franks

SAFe® 5 Program Consultant & RTE

Ian has a deep knowledge of Scrum, Kanban and Scaled Agile, and 30 years’ experience in international IT Transformation Programs. He is a successful PO, SM & RTE and as a Consultant/Trainer he coaches his clients develop a strong Agile Mindset that delivers real change and measurable improvements.


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