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Software Configuration Management

December 1990 Curriculum Module
James E. Tomayko

This 1990 module examines configuration management, including configuration item identification, change reporting and evaluation, change execution, tool evaluation and use, version control, and management principles related to configuration control.

Publisher:

Software Engineering Institute

CMU/SEI Report Number

CMU/SEI-87-CM-004

DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
10.1184/R1/6584081.v1

Abstract

Software configuration management encompasses the disciplines and techniques of initiating, evaluating, and controlling change to software products during and after the development process. It emphasizes the importance of configuration control in managing software production. 

This module is intended to be an in-depth consideration of configuration management, including configuration item identification, change reporting and evaluation, change execution, tool evaluation and use, version control, and management principles related to configuration control.