configuration management

What is configuration management?

configuration management meaning (IEEE) A discipline applying technical and administrative direction and surveillance to identify and document the functional and physical characteristics of a configuration item, control changes to those characteristics, record and report change processing and implementation status, and verifying compliance with specified requirements. See: configuration control, change control, software engineering.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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