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Planning a Change

In the Planning stage, you store the high level details about the change. For example: In an IT organization, the change schedule and rollout plan can have different dates. Also, one should be aware about the plans and impact before initiating the change.

Planning tab
Planning tab

In the system, you can store the planning details to record schedule and plans. When planning is complete, no one can edit these details.

Schedule

Change Schedule: Shows the Start and End, date and time when the change is scheduled. You can set it and if there is any other Change scheduled at the same time, a prompt appears as shown in the below-left figure. On clicking the link Click here, a calendar displaying the conflicting schedule will be displayed as shown in the below-right figure.

Scheduling the change and Detecting the Conflict
Scheduling the change and Detecting the Conflict
Viewing the detected Change Schedule Conflict
Viewing the detected Change Schedule Conflict

Rollout Plan: Shows the date and time when the change will roll out or actually happen. You can set the start and end date.

Rollout Plan
Rollout Plan

Down Times: You can add down times as per your requirement. To add a downtime, click the Add Down Time link (1), select the start (2) and end (3) date and time, enter description, and click the green right icon (4) as shown below.

Schedule - Down Time
Schedule - Down Time

Planning

  • Impact: Displays the impact of the change.
  • Rollout Plan: Displays the plan to rollout the change.
  • Backout Plan: Displays the plan of backup in case if change fails or needs reverting.
Planning notes of change
Planning notes of change

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