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Implementing ITIL Change and Release Management by Larry Klosterboer

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Chapter 13. Defining Release Packages

Managing even a simple release package can turn into a complex project. The most basic business application can have a database management system from vendor A, server operating systems from vendor B, a web server from vendor C, and custom scripts and integration code from your own in-house development team. Each of these vendors and teams operates on an independent schedule, so planning when to create a new release of your business application is a matter of juggling these four schedules to create the right timing.

This challenge gets greater when you introduce hardware releases and the need to schedule before vendors’ new products are even announced. This chapter investigates the operational issues ...

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