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The ESS and the CM Management

Effective Software Content Management defined; the ESS management in relation to Effective Content Management; Reasons why ESS needs to be designed and supported speciifically for an individual executive's method of management.

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Why do you think an ESS needs to be designed and supported specifically for an individual executive's method of management?

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Effective Software Configuration (ESS) Management
Effective Configuration Management (CM) is a nonadministrivia, nonclerical, integrated, cost-effective approach to implementing CM. In summary, effective CM is
? Cost-effective project insurance, i.e., product-integrity focused.
? A manager's and developer's best friend.
? A developer's tool, i.e., developer executed.
? A systems engineering function.
? Difficult to do right.
? No cost when done right (as part of daily development activities).
Effective CM is not
? Just version management.
? Just change management.
? Just a build-and-release function.
? An administrivia function.
? A trivial task.
Effective CM
? Is a system engineering function that is a pro-active, a discipline that stresses the technical aspects of CM.
? Satisfies the needs of management as well as developers.
? Is ...

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534 words; ESS and CM defined; reason why ESS is supported specifically for executives