Software Configuration Management (SCM) Consultancy and Training
SCM is all about controlling the development of software projects.
The discipline is applicable to projects of all sizes from one-person
projects to many hundreds of people. The importance of SCM increases
significantly as you have more developers. Throw in the requirement
for supporting an application on more than one platform, or for
several different clients, each of whom has a slightly different
version and you have a potential recipe for disaster if not well
managed. There are a number of SCM
definitions and resources.
Learn about Perforce
- a guide to the Perforce web site and documentation.
An Introduction to Perforce
Branching - some thoughts on depot structures and other branching
How to Choose an SCM
Tool - a white paper on requirements and the process for choosing
Robert Cowham gave a presentation at the British Computer Society
(BCS) Configuration Management Specialist Group (CMSG) event in November 2000 which was very well
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