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XL release is a new enterprise release coordination from XebiaLabs. Learn more about how you can plan, track and execute releases with a unified view for release and DevOps teams.

XL release is a new enterprise release coordination from XebiaLabs. Learn more about how you can plan, track and execute releases with a unified view for release and DevOps teams.

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XL release Webinar Slides: Advanced Enterprise Release Coordination Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Introducing  XL  release   Advanced  Enterprise  Release  Coordina6on  
  • 2. o  Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts o  Global development and support offices in US, NL, UK, France and India About XebiaLabs TOGETHER, WE DELIVER The XL platform combines Build, Deployment, Provisioning and Delivery Automation to help enterprises deliver higher quality software faster. o  Reduce development applications costs o  Accelerate application time to market o  Bridge the gap between Development and Operations
  • 3. •  Questions? •  Submit via the control panel at any time during the presentation Housekeeping
  • 4. o Release Coordination Challenges o Introduction to XL release o Key Features & Benefits o XL release in the XL platform o XL release in Your Landscape o Next Steps o Q & A Agenda
  • 5. o  Next step up from automating your deployments o  Split between management and technical tracks and teams o  “Catch-up mode” – the famous morning 9am sync call o  Mix of manual and automated activities o  Results in lots of unpleasant surprises, stressful problem fixing, reactive management, no shared insight o  Many disparate information sources: Wikis, emails, Excel sheets, CI tools, Change Management tools etc. o  No audit trail when the release deviates from the plan Release Coordination Challenges
  • 6. o  Next step up from automating your deployments o  Split between management and technical tracks and teams o  “Catch-up mode” – the famous morning 9am sync call o  Mix of manual and automated activities o  Results in lots of unpleasant surprises, stressful problem fixing, reactive management, no shared insight o  Many disparate information sources: Wikis, emails, Excel sheets, CI tools, Change Management tools etc. o  No audit trail when the release deviates from the plan Releases are Ø  Unpredictable and inefficient Ø  Prone to “unpleasant surprises” Ø  Nobody knows what’s going on, what’s coming next or whether we’re going to make it in time or not! Release Coordination Challenges
  • 7. o  Plan, track and execute release plans from code drop to end user o  Pro-actively avoid delays and release failures by tracking resource conflicts, dependencies and pending tasks o  Accelerate your delivery process by replacing manual with automated tasks and standardizing release plans By providing a single source of truth and increasing the level of automation and standardizing the release process, XL release helps customer deliver higher quality software faster. Introducing XL release XL release is an enterprise release coordination software solution that allows you to: Who is XL release for? o  Everyone who needs to work on, manage or report on a release!
  • 8. Plan o  Easy modeling of your release plan o  Support for gates, conditions, dependencies o  Calendar overview of planned and ongoing releases Do o  Combine manual and automated tasks o  A “My Tasks” for users and groups o  Adapt plans during a release with full audit trail Report o  Full audit trail - what happened where, when, why & by whom o  Delivery pipelines giving a high-level overview of on-going releases o  Team and resource management and conflict detection Automate o  Integration with XL build and XL deploy for automated build, testing, deployment and provisioning o  Integration with JIRA, ServiceNow and other change management systems Accelerate o  Automation Maturity Dashboard o  Release templates allow for standardized releases XL release – Key Features
  • 9. XL release: Release Detail
  • 10. XL release: Release Detail
  • 11. XL release: Release Template
  • 12. XL release: Manual and Automated Tasks
  • 13. XL release: Audit Trail
  • 14. XL release: Team Tasks
  • 15. XL release: Release Overview
  • 16. XL release: Calendar
  • 17. XL release: Enterprise Ready
  • 18. XL release: Enterprise Ready
  • 19. XL release - Key Benefits Accelerate Delivery o  Making releases more predictable, more efficient, less manual and less error-prone o  Results in less downtime and more higher quality delivery achieved faster Enable DevOps & CD o  One place to document and track what needs to happen for an entire application/ platform release across multiple teams o  Single source of truth for all team members to see the state of the release process o  Measurable path towards more automated, standardized releases Manage Dependencies & Conflicts o  Insight into overlapping and conflicting release activities and overloaded resources across projects o  Gain oversight and effect change proactively where needed Enterprise Control & Security: o  Complete audit trail for the entire release process. o  Security, access control, LDAP integration, calendar integration etc. out of the box Reduce Costs o  Eliminate slow and error-prone manual release activities o  Leverage your existing infrastructure through integrations with XL deploy, Jenkins etc.
  • 20. Private / Public Cloud Provision App 1.0 Dev Test 1 Test 2 QA1 QA2 PROD Build App 2.1 App 2.0 App 1.2 TestDeployit XL release XL release in the XL platform
  • 21. Private / Public Cloud Provision App 1.0 Dev Test 1 Test 2 QA1 QA2 PROD Build App 2.1 App 2.0 App 1.2 TestDeployit XL release XL release in the XL platform
  • 22. XL release: Plan all the activities you need to coordinate in order to get a full software release from code complete to the end user: test activities, deployments, planning meetings, reviews, approvals, and more: applications A, B and C from code drop to customer Deployit: Automate those steps in the process that involve deploying one or more of the applications that are part of the release to a single target environment: application X to environment Y XL release & Deployit
  • 23. XL release in Your Landscape XL release and…your issue tracking tool o  Create and update change tickets related to your release o  Set conditions to verify change tickets XL release and…your project management tool o  Supports automated and manual tasks o  Single pane of glass for the entire team o  No more 9am sync calls! XL release and…your CI tools and orchestrators o  Trigger CI builds and other automated orchestration o  Supports not just automated tasks o  Adapt when reality gets in the way of the plan
  • 24. Next Steps o  Contact us for a custom demonstration o  Try it out for your projects! go.xebialabs.com/XLTrial_Request.html XL release: www.xebialabs.com/products Blog: blog.xebialabs.com Twitter: @xebialabs YouTube: youtube.com/xebialabs STAY INFORMED
  • 25. Thank You! XL release is the new way to manage your release, support DevOps and Continuous Delivery, reduce errors and inefficiency and accelerate time to market.
  • 26. Thank You! XL release is the new way to manage your release, support DevOps and Continuous Delivery, reduce errors and inefficiency and accelerate time to market. TOGETHER, WE DELIVER.