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Structured Release Schedule 2011-2012 (PDF)

 
Release Schedule
2011-2012
Key Activities Winter (Major) Spring (Minor) Summer (Major) Fall (Minor)
USPS Communication        
  Announce Release Overview 13-Jun-11 N/A 14-Nov-11 N/A
IDEAlliance        
  Publish Initial Technical Specifications 22-Jul-11 N/A 23-Dec-11 N/A
  Publish Final Technical Specifications 8-Aug-11 N/A 9-Jan-12 N/A
USPS Postage Statements        
  Publish Red Line Postage Statements 8-Jul-11 N/A 9-Dec-11 N/A
  Publish Final Postage Statements –
Without Prices
23-Nov-11 N/A 10-Apr-12 N/A
  Publish Final Postage Statements –
With Prices
23-Dec-11 N/A 10-May-12 N/A
USPS Release Notes, Guides and Specifications        
  Publish Initial Release Notes, Guides
and Specifications
8-Aug-11 21-Nov-11 9-Jan-12 18-May-12
  Publish Post-Design Release Notes,
Guides and Specifications
30-Sep-11 9-Jan-12 16-Mar-12 9-Jul-12
  Publish Post-Testing Release Notes,
Guides and Specifications
23-Nov-11 1-Feb-12 10-Apr-12 7-Sep-12
  Publish Final (Post-Deployment)
Release Notes and Specifications
3-Feb-12 13-Apr-12 6-Jul-12

9-Nov-12*

USPS Deployment        
Production/TEM Software Deployment 8-Jan-12 N/A 10-Jun-12 N/A
  Implementation 22-Jan-12 1-Apr-12 24-Jun-12 28-Oct-12*
*Due to technical issues, the October release date has been changed from October 14, 2012 to October 28, 2012. As a result, the final Release Notes, Guides, and Specifications will be published November 9, 2012