2nd August, 2015
For the above-mentioned question, CMMI consultants may take inputs from the following inputs.
The purpose of Configuration Management (CM) is to establish and maintain the integrity of work products using configuration identification, configuration control, configuration status accounting, and configuration audits.
The scope of this process area is to identify, track and control all configuration items and to ensure pertinent versions of software work products are traceable to requirements.
Input for managing the Configuration Management:
Activities are conducted for Configuration Management:
(Baselines need to be established at a minimum of two phases at the beginning of project & at delivery) Baselining can be done more frequently depending upon the type and size of project. Baselining of artefacts can also be done on the basis of time period and deliverable
Control Changes to Configuration Items:
Following are the change control procedures:
Logging the Change Request
Categorize, prioritize and Analyze impact of change requests
Take approval from Change Control Board
Base-line work project
Monitor Change Requests
Perform Configuration Audit
Release base-lined work product
Close Change Request
Following Outputs are created during the implementation of the Configuration Management activities:
The above is not an exhaustive coverage of the Configuration Management (CM), CMMI Process Areas but is substantive enough for CMMI Consultants to create a good foundation of the Configuration Management process in an organization.
Source: CMMI for Development
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