23 Jun Managed Services DevOps Series Part 4 — Deployment
by Michelle Brown
You’re nearly there. Your DevOps initiative has gone through extensive planning, development, coding, testing, and overall preparation. However, the end is not as simple as pushing the go button. With 53 percent of organizations that use Salesforce Lightning experiencing deployment times up to a week long, it’s clearly not an easy finger snap kind of process to set your improvements free. That’s why deployment and post-go-live monitoring are two vital phases for DevOps projects that need more than a cursory glance.
Simplus Managed Services has the history of client success and satisfaction to make sure the concluding days of a DevOps project are truly rewarding to stakeholders and end users. With great results, adoption insights, and a sense of security, the final two stages—deployment and monitoring—are often the most exciting. Here’s how Simplus does it:
Once the release approval documentation has been submitted, reviewed, and greenlighted by the architect team, we can move onto deployment. This is considered the big reveal moment—when everything goes out into the reality of your Salesforce instance. For the most successful deployment experiences, there are two crucial ingredients our Managed Services DevOps team utilizes: deployment plans and lead consultants.
The deployment plan is thorough documentation from your Simplus DevOps team designed to help ensure a seamless deployment. It will typically include …
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Michelle is a CPQ Consultant here at Simplus. She is dedicated and results-oriented with over 20 years of experience implementing technology solutions for in-house companies as well as in a consultant role. Michelle has eight years of Salesforce experience, supporting over 5,500 users for both sales and service. Michelle has implemented many process improvements to use Salesforce to replace paper, database, or spreadsheets. She is a certified Salesforce Administrator, Platform App Builder, Sales Cloud Consultant, Service Cloud Consultant, and CPQ Specialist. She has a Brown Belt in Salesforce CPQ and attended the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification program.