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Practice Standard for Project Configuration Management by Project Management Institute

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Chapter 2

Configuration Management Planning

As with all planning processes described in the PMBOK® Guide–Third Edition, the Configuration Management (CM) Planning Process plans all aspects of PCM. This chapter describes considerations for planning and managing PCM. It explains the context of PCM and the relationship with good CM practices. It also highlights how vital communication of PCM is and provides descriptions of the human and system interfaces for CM. It includes the following major sections:

2.1 Overview
2.2 Organization
2.3 Communications
2.4 Training
2.5 CM and PCM

2.1 Overview

The PMBOK® Guide–Third Edition identifies tools which are used to successfully accomplish a project. The tools (such as the project charter, ...

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