Scandinavian Network of Excellence
Software Configuration Management

Configuration Management Coffee Meeting

Time: Wednesday, September 7th, 2011, 15:30-16:30

Place: Lund Institute of Technology, Building E, room E:4130 aka LUCAS-room

Title: Is CM all about minimizing risks or are there other benefits?

Host: Christian Pendleton, Softhouse

When defining the benefits of implementing or improving the CM routines, I almost always end up in a risk discussion. I seems like most people think of CM as one way of minimizing the risk of reoccurring errors, the risk of system inconsistency, the risk of loosing track of deliveries, the risk of... Well, the list tends to be quite voluminous after a while.
I'd like to discuss what positive effects good CM work gives in a development organization rather than what negative effects we can avoid.