To provide guidelines and support for the deployment of Releases.
To assign authorized Changes to Relases Packages and to define the scope and content of Releases. Based on this information, the Release Planning process develops a schedule for building, testing and deploying the Release.
To issue all necessary Work Orders, Purchase Requests and ide plan so that Release components are either bought from outside vendors or developed/ customized in-house. At the end of this process, all required Release components are ready to enter the testing phase.
To deploy the Release components into the live production environment. This process is also responsible for training end-users and operating staff and circulating information/ documentation on the newly deployed Release or the services it supports.
To resolve operational issues quickly during an initial period after Release Deployment, and to remove any remaining errors or deficiencies.
To formally close a Release after verifying if activity logs and Packages contents are up to date.