WIT Press


Software Configuration Management: Added Value Assessment

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQE970171

Volume

17

Pages

9

Published

1997

Size

858 kb

Author(s)

G. Smrekar

Abstract

"Software Configuration Management Process", a document that was written as part of ISO 9001 standardization project, is assessed for business value. Stated definition of SCM, its scope, goals, and procedures are compared to products and services that my employer offers to the customers. The purpose is to assure that SCM delivers required services without too much overhead. 1 Introduction SCM (Software Configuration Management) plays an important role in the software development. It is a discipline for controlling the evolution of software products, and software products are the end results of software development. SCM is a supporting activity and as such it is not directly part of the contents of the software product. A big part of software development can be done without SCM or with some simple procedures, for example selection o

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