Gartner Research

Software Configuration Management

Published: 19 December 2011

ID: G00219547

Analyst(s): Sean Kenefick


Software configuration systems provide the ability to manage variations of a system, to control changes to a system, and to preserve the history of a system. This Reference Architecture template describes features and interfaces of software configuration management (SCM) systems and can help you assess and improve your SCM practices.

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Template Description

  • Template Components
    • Architectural Model
    • Management Logic
    • SCM Repository
    • Interfaces
    • Project Assets

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