Tag: Release management

How to automate your release to D365O One-box environments?

VSTS Release

I wrote about VSTS release management and potential use in Dynamics 365 for Operations (D365O) projects in my previous post.

Today I’m glad to share the results of taking the first step. During last week I was so excited when finally deployed releases into one-box environments successfully.

It took few days and dozen trials to get it right, but it was elegant, simple and easy! My top 3 aspects of good automation.

In my next post, I want to go further and try to integrate release management with LCS for Tier 2 and above environments (UAT etc…) Continue reading “How to automate your release to D365O One-box environments?”

How much VSTS release management for your next Dynamics 365 Operations project?

In a classical ERP project, there is a list of known bottlenecks that organizations have used to, to the extent that it feels unusual when challenged.

Release management and automated deployment is one of these areas, as usually there is an IT team whose responsible to manually govern and deploy releases.

It’s all manual. Release notes generation is Manual. Release governance and authorization is Manual. Release deployment is… You guessed it, Manual. Continue reading “How much VSTS release management for your next Dynamics 365 Operations project?”