Figure 10 depicts the activities completed during the Stabilizing Phase.

Figure 10. Activities during the Stabilizing Phase

Figure 10. Activities during the Stabilizing Phase

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Milestone: Image Release Ready Milestone: Image Release Ready

Roles and Responsibilities

Table 6 defines the focus areas of the different role clusters during the Stabilizing Phase.

Table 6. Roles and Responsibilities During the Stabilizing Phase



Product Management

  • Communications plan execution

  • Deployment launch planning

Program Management

  • Project tracking

  • Bug management


  • Bug resolution

  • Code optimization


  • Testing and bug reporting

User Experience

  • Training materials

Release Management

  • Pilot management and support

  • Deployment planning

  • Operations and support training

Milestone: Image Release Ready

Milestones are synchronization points for the overall solution. See the Plan, Build, and Deploy Guide.

At this milestone, the Security feature team has tested and finalized the image’s security configuration. This milestone requires the deliverables listed in Table 7.

Table 7. Image Release Ready Milestone Deliverables

Deliverable ID


Final security configuration

Files with bugs/issues addressed

During the Stabilizing Phase, the Security feature team focuses on resolving any bugs found in the security configuration files during the pilot. The Security feature team also participates in all readiness reviews to ensure that all security threats are identified and addressed.


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