Tag Archives: ITIL

Ultimate Guide to Creating Naming Conventions for Technical Documents

Yesterday we looked at how to create the first steps in your Document Control Procedure. We identified the team members and their roles during the documentation process. The next step is to create a naming convention that you can use across all documents during the Software Development LifeCycle. Documentation Naming Convention Guidelines Common document elements […]

Four SCM Configuration Procedures For Software Projects

Software Configuration Management (SCM) is seen as the best solution to handling changes in software projects. It identifies the: Functional and physical attributes of software at various points in time, and Performs systematic control of changes to the identified attributes for the purpose of maintaining software integrity and traceability throughout the software development life cycle […]

Configuration Management & Application Lifecycle Management

Configuration management was first developed by the US Dept of Defense in the 1950s as a technical management discipline. The concepts have been widely adopted by numerous technical management models, including: Systems engineering Integrated logistics support Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) ISO 9000 Prince2 project management methodology Cobit Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Product lifecycle […]

What is Configuration Management?

This week we look at Configuration Management Planning and its role in the Software Development Lifecycle. Definition: Configuration Management focuses on: establishing and maintaining consistency of a product’s performance and its functional and physical attributes with its requirements, design, and operational information throughout its life. Configuration Management can be further defined as the management of […]