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What is a Program Increment (PI)?

A program increment refers to a timeframe for project development in which an Agile Release Train (ART) delivers a certain value (product). The word “increment” originates from Latin and means something like “growth”. This is because, per increment, the scope of the project or the number of available functions increases. In Scrum, for example, an increment is the expected result of a sprint.

PIs can be between eight and twelve weeks long. Each PI begins with a planning event; after planning, the tasks are executed, checked, and adapted again.