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Release management experts manage the process of software delivery in an organization. The term ‘release’ in this context refers to a new software module or an upgrade of the existing software. An upgrade involves the coordination and management of various activities and resources as these changes get implemented in different departments and at various levels in an organization. Sometimes, there are interdependent software releases that have given rise to the demand for freelance release management services.

What do Release Management Experts do?

When you go for release management experts for hire, they take responsibility for the complete release management lifecycle.

  • At an organization level, they coordinate the software release across departments. They plan the release, schedule and map the scope. Organizing the release content and communicating the essential plans is also their responsibility.
  • After they create an outline of the version, they build the release and test it based on the program designed earlier. During this, they keep track of any new requirements coming from the business or any bugs that come across the way.
  • The Release Management professionals then facilitate any new software or changes in the current software by working with required teams to meet the new requirements or to fix the bugs reported.  
  • During software implementation, an expert will manage the complete implementation and sync the work among different teams in different locations.
  • They track the capacity and monitor the environment that is required during the software delivery process. If needed, they also automate some of the provisioning environments. After the changes have been implemented, the release management professional sends a report and monitors the environment.

Qualifications of Release Management Experts

Planning to hire a release management expert for your next big project, then make sure your freelancer has the following skills:

  • A Bachelor’s  or Master’s degree in computer science or any relevant discipline
  • ITIL Certification
  • Prior experience in release or project management
  • Work experience in information systems operations environment
  • Training in project management
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

The Benefits of Hiring Freelance Release Management Services

By availing the services of a professional, you can benefit holistically. Below are some of the prominent benefits of getting an expert on board:

  • With an expert on board to help in your upgrade, the release management process will be a smooth one. They will facilitate swift and steady changes, and you will be benefited with upgraded software quickly.
  • When the release will smoothly take place while maintaining IT service quality you will be able to save time and cost.
  • Streamlined planning, coordination and implementation eliminate the chances of duplication and manual activities.
  • With the right set of people involved and seamless communication, change delivery will be smooth and timely, facilitating an increase in productivity.
  • These freelancers will provide real-time change screenshots to all involved, and if there is any failure, the enterprise level professionals can get involved to mitigate it.  

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