Category Archives: tracking

Is the configuration manager going to disappear?

The simple answer is: Yes, configuration managers are going to disappear! The more comprehensive answer to this question is that configuration management is not going to disappear, but the configuration manager will be. We can compare it to the change … Continue reading

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How to plan software as a configuration item

Yesterday I got a question from a colleague about configuration items. In our projects we use a deliverable list to identify which items are being delivered by the project and which are being received from outside the project. To help … Continue reading

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Deliverable planning and control

For many people Configuration Management is little more than controlling the versioned storage of work products, sometimes extended with Change Control which is little more than controlling change requests and problem reports. But both boil down to something like an … Continue reading

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