The Need for Release Management
The growing pace, scope, and complexity of releases are necessitating implementation of sound release management.
Businesses are under mounting pressure to differentiate their product and customer experience from their competition. This requires them to deliver new value-added releases more frequently.
According to a survey conducted by voke in 2016, 52% of major releases were frequent and spanned monthly to quarterly release cycles. That’s significantly up from major releases occurring every one to five years in 2014, with annual releases being the most common.
With the need to release more frequently, product quality cannot be compromised. Easy-to-use, bug-free software is a business differentiator. Frequent releases with poor quality will adversely impact customer experience and the business.
This white paper will explore how an effective enterprise release management function can: