Chapter 4

Configuration Change Management

This chapter provides information about managing change in the context of PCM. It expands upon information presented in the PMBOK® Guide–Third Edition and provides specific guidance with respect to the processes used for managing change on a project. It includes the following major sections:

4.1 Overview
4.2 Identification
4.3 Process
4.4 Control
4.5 Assessment and Approval
4.6 Implementation
4.7 Verification and Acceptance
4.8 Closure

4.1 Overview

The PMBOK® Guide–Third Edition defines Configuration Management (CM) as a subsystem of overall project management. The processes in PCM are utilized when managing the fundamental project constraints of scope, time, cost, and quality. Configuration ...

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