Primer on the basics - focus on
Where Is Our Success? Over 60% of projects/programs have failed or
been canceled in 2003! (ref: The Standish Report CHAOS). Our Goal for 2004-2005 is to contribute to a 60% plus, project/program success rate!
Understand Configuration Management and avoid another failed or canceled program/project, manage and control requirements (and design), and changes; in essence, support building in quality!!
Purchase Software/Firmware Configuration Management and take control of your project/program success!! (Order Now..)
Projects/Programs fail due to:
This guide provides the information and understanding to put you ahead of the game (business). Understand (CM) and apply it successfully.
This manual supplies a practical tool/reference for the ALL industries, LARGE AND SMALL COMPANIES (even has a section for small businesses), NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL. This resource defines the origin of the best practice process and how its translations throughout several industries were inaccurate.
The information obtained will allow you to better understand and apply an Effective Configuration Management System, prevent failed or canceled projects/programs, and establish a best practice process (that can be truly improved with tools/applications, techniques, and methodologies). This understanding will result in:
Understand the problem (failures/cancellations), and the Solution ( Software/Firmware Configuration Management)! It's about Product/System Management Control and Quality.
This manual should be used within government,
aerospace, commercial, and other industries by managers, engineers, developers,
programmers/coders, analysts, database administrators, and configuration
management and quality assurance specialists supporting or involved with
the following programs/projects:
A "MUST READ" for anyone in the:
...also a complete reference for individuals familiar with Rational's RUP, Microsoft's MSF, etc., and software control (CM) tools/applications.
The author, Eddie R. Williams, has over 20 years of experience on government contracts and commercial projects, which included successfully implementing and managing software and firmware configuration management systems and projects...
(read more about the author)
Additional Industry Testimonials...
a document with major success implications
for IT project management and quality management in other fields as well.
It deals with an issue that is the key to success of any project..(read
"You have provided the software development and
project management communities with an excellent guide for improving project
success by using Configuration Management. Your book discusses the processes
needed to effectively implement Configuration Management in an organization.