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Traditional release management processes are clunky. The resulting release schedules and change management plans are inflexible and inaccurate, which risks business disruptions and may lead to a lot of rework. The lack of communication, visibility, and coordination across siloed teams makes it difficult to accommodate business, task, and system dependencies.

Your Challenge

  • Cross-functional collaboration is critical for accurate estimates and schedules. Revealing issues early in the planning stage helps level set expectations because of a common understanding of release complexities.
  • Having a release manager is essential for smooth releases. A release manager is the connective tissue between stages and provides guidance in effective release strategies and practices.
  • Release management must account for changing business priorities. Understanding and planning around business collisions and changing environments are critical for timely and valuable releases.

Our Solution

  • Job descriptions and roles/skill sets. Through our guidance, you will gain a better understanding of the skills and responsibilities of a successful release manger.
  • Release process. Our program will enable you to document your release process from release planning to deployment and identify how each role is involved.
  • Acceptance criteria. Our framework will enable you to better understand the hand-offs between various teams with a clear definition of “done.”
  • Release calendar. Our template will enable you to plan out a release schedule that minimizes the downtime impact of the business and helps to coordinate resources for a successful release.
  • Measured value. We will help you define the appropriate metrics that are applicable to the development teams while remaining relevant to the business objectives.

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Search Code: 80247
Published: March 30, 2016
Last Revised: March 30, 2016

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