Chapter Four. Endgame Release Framework

The key activity of endgame scheduling is the creation of a release schedule or framework that represents your views of and plans for

• building or accumulating product functionality

• releasing iteratively that functionality for testing

• planning for rework and related regression testing

• approaching release events such as alpha and beta testing, other demos, controlled releases, and general product release

There are two key planning components associated with development of a release framework. The first component is planning and strategy and the second is the schedule for iterative releases to testing. They are linked by the strategy and the plan that the software development team is going to employ ...

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