Checklist

Each application deployment should create and review a checklist before releasing an app to production.  Here's just one option showing a basic outline with some example entries

App Team

Release <application>

Release <web services>

Migrate Ivory Services

Scripts for DBA's (tables, views, security)

Customer

Campus Communication

Blink Pages

Campus Training

Sign off

Grant permissions

Provide initial data

UX

Usabiltiy Scan (check for ADA compliance)

DBA

Copy QA tables structures to PROD

Copy QA views to PROD

Federate tables

Data migration

UNAS

Load Balancer updates

Establish new URL

Security Team

Application Security Scan

Access/IDM

Role management (new roles / ALTNG)

Web Service security (Ivory)

Middleware

Platform updates: new .jars, updates to Jlink

Third Party

Other Campus Departments (accounts, interfaces, files, web services)

Third Party Vendors (accounts, interfaces, files, web services)