Planning

As part of the release, you may be performing hundreds of tasks, so it is important to track their progress, dependencies, and corrective actions. Go Live planning involves the following:

  • Putting together all the steps in the plan
  • Defining the sequence and dependencies between the steps
  • Determining the time needed for each step
  • Defining the owners and ensuring that all the concerned parties have a clear understanding of what is required

Multiple reviews with the IT and business teams can ensure that you have identified every task that needs to be performed as part of the cut-over and that everyone involved understands the big picture of all the tasks involved in the release. Using such a plan for UAT, end-to-end testing, and pilot ...

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