In his CM: the Next Generation series, Joe Farah gives us a glimpse into the trends that CM experts will need to tackle and master based upon industry trends and future technology challenges.
the trap of thinking release management comes at the end of development. It starts before development does and it persists after delivery. Think about it up front and you'll design your development processes appropriately. You won't be scrambling to address the complexities of an ad-hoc release process.