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Release Management: Key Considerations for Getting Started

Published: 27 September 2011

ID: G00219409

Analyst(s): Jim Duggan, Ronni Rosenstein


As IT organizations begin their release management process journeys, several key considerations are necessary to ensure success. This research provides the key tenets for a cross-organization release management process.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • The Release Management Process
    • Process Consistency
    • Shifting From Firefighting Mode to Fire-Prevention Mode
  • Three Critical Tenets to Improving Cross-Organizational Release Planning and Improving the Overall Quality of Each Release
  • Bottom Line

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