WIT Press


A Roadmap From Configuration To Application Management

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM950101

Volume

13

Pages

10

Published

1995

Size

942 kb

Author(s)

J. Taramaa & V. Seppanen

Abstract

Software production problems have forced industrial organizations to assess the disciplines used to manage the software process in practice. Configuration management (CM) appears to be one of the software process activities that requires improvements. The importance of configuration management is clearly understood in industry, but there is yet no clear roadmap on how to proceed when improving CM practices. One of the biggest problems is that most organizations have considerable existing software assets to be maintained. Almost invariably this software has been produced using a large number of different methods, languages and tools, which makes its configuration management difficult. Taking into account that new software has to be developed all the time, systematic procedures for evolvi

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