CM - Configuration Change Management

John D. McGregor
2007 Journal of Object Technology  
Configuration management, the traditional CM, has been subsumed by a new CM, change management. The strategic organization looks ahead and this includes planning for change. This is an area of particular interest to software product line organizations. A product line organization must manage multiple options and control implementations of those options. In this issue of Strategic Software Engineering I will highlight some of the issues in old CM that are resolved by the new CM and describe some techniques for addressing the issues.
doi:10.5381/jot.2007.6.1.c1 fatcat:z57g3mgqpbfgbaauxvaqxpr7ri