Milestone is the end of a stage or phase of a project of  at which one or more deliverables are actually delivered to the client.


Example of a milestone is the milestone on the road that shows that you have travelled a particular distance ( traveled distance ), mean to say that it is the symbol of completion.

Similarly , in the SDLC Milestone shows the completion job/ completed deliverables. When milestone reaches then it shows that it’s time to deploy/ handle deliverables to the client.


In the Configuration Management process, Baseline is the logical label for some items/deliverable that indicates on it’s completion milestone in the development process has been reached.

Note: Baseline is the identifier to the Milestone that acts an alert about Milestone.