Elements of Change Management

Change management has its roots in system engineering, where it is commonly referred to as configuration management. Most of today’s software and hardware change management practices derive from long-standing system engineering configuration management practices. For example, automakers know that a certain amount of configuration management is necessary to build safe cars efficiently and effectively. Bolts and screws with proper strengths and qualities are used on every car, in specific places—employees don’t just reach into a barrel of bolts, pull one out that looks about right, and bolt it on. The same applies to aircraft—for an aircraft to fly safely, it must be built of parts of the right size, shape, strength, ...

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