Release Manager

Introduction Releases capture the software delivery lifecycle used to go from “idea to production” and include the phases, gates, activities, and criteria. You can create three types of release: Enterprise, Project, and Independent. This article provides an overview of the Release Manager feature. Pre-requisite You must have customized the Release

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Release Schedule

Introduction The Release Schedule page gives you a view of your Releases on a timeline. Pre-requisite You must have the ‘Release Manager’ user permission to be able to view the ‘Release Schedule’ option in the Release menu. Navigation Release > Schedule Release Schedule Page Layout Navigate to Release > Schedule. The

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Release Calendar

Introduction The Release Calendar allows you to view and filter your Releases, Blockout Periods, Release Events, TEBRs, and TECRs by date. Pre-requisite You must have the ‘Release Manager’ user permission to be able to view the ‘Release Calendar’ option in the Release menu. Navigation Release > Calendar Release Calendar Page

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System Impact Matrix

Introduction The System Impact Matrix shows the way Releases impact, or poses a regression risk, to Systems. Pre-requisite You must have the ‘Release Manager’ user permission to be able to view the ‘System Impact Matrix’ option in the Release menu. The Releases must have an implementation date up to six months

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Change

The Change page allows users to view, search, and filter their Changes. Changes represent any features, change requests, enhancements, and additional scope items that are developed and deployed to Systems within your organization. Open a Change (by clicking the blue-linked ID or Name) to view, edit or delete it. See how to Add Or

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Add Or Edit Changes

A Change is a request to deliver new functionality or to make updates to existing functionality, within a Release or Project. A Change lists the technical aspects of a functional change to a System and includes impacts, timings, approvals, and Stakeholders. Users can add and edit Changes on the Change page.

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Delete Changes

You can delete Changes from the Change Manager page. Deleting a Change will not delete it from existing records. But it will no longer be available when creating new records. Delete a Change from the Grid To delete a Change: Go to Release > Change. Delete from the Change page: Click to

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Bulk Lock Or Unlock Changes

Users can bulk lock Change records to protect them from being edited or deleted. Why Lock Changes? Locking Change records means: Administrators can prevent completed records from being edited. Users editing the same record cannot save over each other’s edits. Bulk update will not save over any record currently being

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Bulk Update Changes

Users can save time by bulk updating Changes. When bulk updating a field or a tab, data will either be replaced (in the case of text fields and drop-down menus) or added (in the case of combo boxes). Data cannot be bulk deleted. Bulk Update Changes To Bulk Update Changes:

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Activities Kanban

Introduction The Activities Kanban board allows you to view and manage your Release Activities and Criteria. Pre-requisite You must have the access to the Release Activities user permission to be able to view and update Activities Kanban. Navigation Release > Activities Kanban Page Layout and Filter Navigate to the ‘Activities

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Bulk Import Changes

1. Source tab 1a. Download the Excel import template file Download the import template so you can start adding the data to be imported. To download the import template: Go to Release > Change. Select Bulk Import Changes from the Action menu. Click the template file link to download the Excel template file.   1b. Prepare

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Add Releases From Templates

Adding a Release from a template allows a user to create a Release with pre-populated data, and in the case of Enterprise Releases, potentially a pre-populated Release Manifest with child Releases as well. Release Templates are set up by administrators. User Permissions Users must have the relevant user permissions to

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Release Analytics

The Analytics tab, in Release Manager, provides you with a comprehensive view of the progress and status of all release activities and criteria, scope items, TECRs, Bookings, and Deployments plan within your release. At the Enterprise release level, it provides a summary view for the Enterprise release and all Project

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Introduction to Release

The Plutora Release Management module enables you to define, manage and visualize your Release Management process across your Software Delivery Lifecycle (SDLC). Plutora Release is able to model your Release Process irrespective of your development methodology or level of automation. It provides a flexible framework that enables you to bake

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