Author(s): D. Cayford
omated configuration management
system to benefit software developers
The referee had a good game, I hardly noticed he was
there!' is probably the best compliment a football referee will
His task , which can be frustrating and thankless, is
to support the football players but also ensure that the rules
of the game, as defined by the Football Association (FA), are
adhered to, in order that paying customers receive value for
money and therefore return again.
These sentiments could be
applied to a Software Configuration Management System (SCMS),
whose purpose is to support software developers, but also
ensure that the controls defined by Project Management are
adhered to in order that the paying customers receive a
reliable, quality product.
Of course, it is quite possible for footballers to produce
a good match without a referee at all, as lon...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/SQM940412
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This paper can be found in the following bookSoftware Quality Management II Vol 2 Building Quality into SoftwareBuy