Every release is processed through a series of steps that requires some activity and decisions. The whole life cycle is called the release workflow. In an organization, the release management is applicable on activities, infrastructure, processes, environments, etc. In the release management system, there is a workflow to track the activities, and decisions at various stages of the release. Based on the requirements, the workflow can be default for instant use or customizable to meet the business needs.
A simple release workflow has the following states: