Disciplined Agile

The Transition Phase

The Disciplined Agile® Delivery (DAD) portion of the DA™ process tool kit includes an explicit Transition phase – sometimes called a deployment phase, release phase, or hardening sprint – which is conducted after Construction by agile/lean project teams. The primary purpose of this phase is to successfully deploy your solution into production (or the marketplace). The Transition process goals are:

For teams following the Continuous Delivery: Agile or Continuous Delivery: Lean lifecycle the Transition “phase” will be a Transition “activity” on the order of minutes or hours (instead of days or weeks).