1. Quality Assurance Testing:
This step involves rigorous testing of the product to identify any potential bugs or issues that may arise before release.
2. Performance Benchmarking:
The application's performance must meet its specifications and it should be fully tested to ensure an optimal user experience.
3. Security Review:
A comprehensive security review of the application should be conducted to ensure that any potential vulnerabilities have been addressed before release.
4. Documentation and Readiness Prep:
All necessary documents (e.g., user manuals, product descriptions, etc.) should be written and up to date before release.
5. User Acceptance Testing:
It is essential that users can use the product or application as expected with no issues arising during usage - a complete end-to-end test must take place before launch.
6. Deployment Coordination:
The deployment process must be well coordinated beforehand for the launch of the product or application to go smoothly and correctly.
7. Monitoring and Maintenance Plan:
A monitoring and maintenance plan should be put in place to ensure that any necessary updates or changes can be done quickly and effectively.
8. Release to Production Check:
A final review should be conducted before launch in order to ensure that the product or application is fully ready for release.