Configuration Management

Configuration Management

Project Management
Configuration Management can be confusing for some, especially in concert with all the other knowledge areas and processes associated with project management. Therefore, I would like to clarify what configuration management is and how it is supposed to work in this article. First of all, Configuration Management is linked with Change Management. However, the former is mostly associated with product requirements and features and tracking and monitoring any changes to these requirements and features. Change Management, on the other hand, is there to monitor and track changes of any kind, including those associated with product scope change, but also non-product related changes, such as cost overruns and/or schedule delays, among others. The following examples will help you understand the difference between Change and Configuration Management: Example 1: the client notifies…
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