Build (ITILv3): [Service Transition] The Activity of assembling a member of Configuration Items to create part of an IT Service. The term Build is also used to refer to a Release that is authorized for distribution. For example Server Build or laptop Build.
See also: Configuration Baseline
Build (ITILv2): The final stage in producing a usable configuration. The process involves taking one or more input Configuration Items and processing (building) them to create one or more output Configuration Items e.g. software compile and load.
See also: Configuration Management
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