The Software Release Management Best Practice Maps contain:
ITIL Software Release Dashboard: Provides a high-level view of each majorprocess.Includes hyperlinks to each of the following processes. Download the datasheet
Release Planning: All aspects of an ITIL compliant environment including: Scoping, release definition and prioritization, planning and determining release resources, identifying training and change management needs and documenting the release plan. (Includes links to release change planning sub-process)
Release Building: All relevant tasks for effective release building including: Selecting the mechanism, designing and building package, testing and review through deployment
User Acceptance Testing: ITIL guided process that includes optional paths to provide small or large-scale piloting of the application to ensure that your roll out goes smoothly. An option is also provided for no piloting when required.
Release Preparation: Every task for release preparation is included here: Assembling resources, communications plan for release to users, training sub-process for supporting staff, scheduling support for the deployment and completing a readiness review.
Release deployment: Training of end users, deployment of release, and full review of success factors and changes in 2 connected processes.
The ITIL Release Management process maps can be easily modified to meet your requirements