Change and Configuration Management

What is this?

This service addresses the implementation of software configuration and change management process. The service is implemented using IBM Rational Clearcase and ClearQuest. These processes incorporate the best industrial practices pertaining to change and configuration management. The following sections provide an overview of the activities involved.

Why this?

A proper change and configuration management process is necessary for any development project to reduce the risks associated with managing changes and configurations. IBM Rational Clearcase and ClearQuest facilitate the adaption of a proven process to manage the changes and configurations.

Who can benefit out of this?

Both stakeholders and developers are benefited. Stakeholders get an assurance that the application delivered consists of appropriate configurations and change implementation follows a well defined and automated process. This results in predictable quality and delivery. This reduces the mundane change and configuration management tasks thus enabling the developers to focus on the core tasks assigned to them resulting in reduced cost and enhanced productivity.

What are the different models we offer?

Astra Infotech offers the following services with respect to Analysis and design:

  • Training : Standard training on IBM Rational Clearcase and ClearQuest.
  • Consulting : This service facilitates the developers in adapting to an automated change management process. Our consultants work along with the team in establishing the appropriate process and implement the tools.
  • Quickstart : This is a combination of training and consulting. The methodology is imparted in a short time with the hands-on being done on the project itself. This provides the shortest path to implement the methodology, ideally suited for small teams and projects.

What is the normal working model?

  • Trainings are imparted onsite with our trainers directly interacting with the project team.
  • Consulting is either done wholly onsite or using an onsite-offshore model. Part of the documentation activities could be done offshore. This offers cost effective model for the customers.