• Better coordination/collaboration between Dev and Ops
• Helps enable continuous delivery
• People, process, and tools
• More frequent releases
– How do we elegantly shift from long release cycles to monthly, or
• Customer responsiveness
– How can we help set customer expectations about when bug fixes
and feature requests go live?
• Stakeholder transparency
– How can we make sure everyone understands the release pipeline
so they can do their jobs?
• Compliance & regulation
– How can we feel confident we’re properly tracking, managing, and
approving our releases?
– Error prone, time consuming, does not scale!
• Different deployment processes per environment
• Coordination between Dev, Ops, and stakeholders is
We need the release process to be more
Agile portfolio management
Code Information Indicators
.NET memory Dump Analyzer
Visual Studio and
Build | Measure | Learn
Work item tagging
Load Testing as a Service
DEV INT QA PROD
• Create release pipelines
• Define approval workflows
• Automate deployments
• Provides visibility and full traceability
TFS Drop Location
RM Web RM Desktop