configuration management


A discipline applying technical and administrative controls to:

1. Identification and documentation of physical and functional characteristics of configuration items.

2. Any changes to characteristics of those configuration items.

3. Recording and reporting of change processing and implementation of the system.

Source code management or "code management" is configuration management applied to code through the various stages of the software life-cycle.

Last updated: 2014-01-21

Nearby terms:

configuration itemconfiguration managementconfiguration programming

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