Reference and guide to SFIA version 6. Framework status: Canonical.

Release and deployment : Level 6

Sets the release policy for the organisation in the context of both development and production/operations. Ensures that management processes, tools, techniques and personnel are in place to ensure that the transition of services, service components and packages are planned and compliant and that test and validation and configuration management are partnered in all release and deployment activities. Provides authorisation for critical release activity and point of escalation.