Tag: Release Engineering

8 Proven Practices to Strengthen Your Enterprise Release Management Processes

Your IT team has adopted DevOps approaches to enable a faster and more reliable way to move initiatives between development teams and operations. However, you’re still witnessing inconsistent results despite a concerted effort to move towards continuous delivery. Why? Automating various steps of the application development process makes life easier for players in the various […]

March 17th, 2016  |  Published in Release Management

The Definitive Hiring Guide for An Application Release Manager

Of all the jobs we’ve described in our series of posts focused on hiring, the application release manager role is the role that has been the most constant over the past several years. Deployment managers and test environment managers are relatively new job roles emerging only as the number of applications and environments grew as […]

March 3rd, 2016  |  Published in Release Management

5 Signs of a Dysfunctional Release Process

5 Signs of a Dysfunctional Release Process It’s easy to fall into a pattern of dysfunctional releases, release processes that are characterized by delay, inefficiency, and endless meetings that encourage people to view releases as a problem. These are the kinds of meetings that inspire references to the movie Office Space or emails that include clippings […]

September 17th, 2014  |  Published in Release Management

Release Management vs Release Engineering

Release Management vs Release Engineering This blog post focuses on the difference between “Release Engineers” and “Release Managers,” and I’m writing it because I’ve talked to people who don’t see what separates the two roles. It’s an important distinction, and an organization’s view of the difference is an indicator of how mature its enterprise release […]

September 9th, 2014  |  Published in Release Management

Deployment Management Weekend – Implementation Manager’s dream or nightmare

Release Deployment Management can be simplified Stating the obvious every project has one thing guaranteed in common, the need to be scheduled and coordinated to be deployed into a production state. Just think about it, if they don’t have this commonality it would normally mean the project has been a disaster and failed or had the […]

June 14th, 2013  |  Published in Deployment Management, Release Management

The Release Engineer’s Job

What do The Release Engineers job typically do. Release Engineers are the unsung heroes of the IT world. They are the guys who literally work behind the scenes building, innovating and making people’s lives easier when it comes to understanding and making the technical aspects of releases seem simple. Whilst you may never really pause to […]

May 24th, 2013  |  Published in Release Management

Release Management Pain Points and Essential Capabilities

Release Management Pain Points and Essential Capabilities Release and Deployment Management aims to plan, schedule and control the movement of releases to test and live environments. The primary goal of Release Management and Deployment Management is to ensure that the integrity of the live environment is protected and that the correct components are released. We […]

July 20th, 2012  |  Published in Release Management, Test Environment Management