27th July, 2013
Configuration Management (CM) is an important process area at CMMI Maturity Level 2. Different CMMI Consultant or CMMI Consultants interpret CM in one way or the other. I remember one CMMI Consultant had made it so very complicated that the implementing organization was running around in circles. Whereas, many CMMI Consultants take a practical view and really do an excellent job of it. Lately, application of the CM tools have made the life easier for all the organizations implementing CM.
The purpose of CM is to establish and maintain the integrity (accurate, complete, and protected from unauthorized modification) of work products. Configuration management involves identification of CIs (configuration items), control of CIs, status accounting, and conducting audits for configuration.
Configuration Management involves following steps:
Source: CMMI-DEV Model, CMMI Institute.
Interpretation by the author.
DQS India, CMMI Authorised Partner, provides Configuration Management training for better management of CM activities in your organization. Training provides best practices to be followed while conducting CM activities in the organization, including selection of CM Tool, Change Log, Change Impact Analysis, Base-lining, Versioning, storage of Configuration Items.
We also help in establishing the organizational repository for CM Data, so that future projects and organizational can use them.
Training is delivered through highly qualified and experienced CMMI Consultants, who has multi-years of experience in CMMI and other Quality Management Systems.
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