Application Development & Integration

Configuration Management Best Practices (Core Technologies)

Course Overview
Configuration Management has always had a critical role in the software development process. However, with today's almost unilateral requirements for faster, better, more cost effective software development, you could easily say that CM's importance over the past decade has increased 100 fold. In this program expert, Bob Aiello, a consultant and software engineer, offers viewers Configuration Management best practices that will help development teams maximize all the benefits that a well-run CM process can offer. This report is based, in part, on Aiello's book titled, Configuration Management Best Practices.

Track: Core Technologies
In-depth information on new technologies, techniques and solution providers

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Understand what Configuration Management is all about and why it matters;
  • Recognize the challenges development teams can face with CM;
  • Identify the best practices to keep in mind in order to fine tune your Configuration Management processes and environment;

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Speaker / Author:

Bob Aiello is a consultant, editor-in-chief for CM Crossroads, and the author of Configuration Management Best Practices: Practical Methods that Work in the Real World, Addison-Wesley Professional ( Mr. Aiello has more than 25 years’ experience as a technical manager in several top NYC financial services firms where he had company-wide responsibility for CM, often providing hands-on technical support for enterprise source code management tools, SOX/Cobit compliance, build engineering, continuous integration, and automated application deployment. Bob has served as the vice chair of the IEEE 828 Standards working group (CM Planning) and is a member of the IEEE Software and Systems Engineering Standards Committee (S2ESC) management board. Mr. Aiello holds a Masters in industrial psychology from NYU and a B.S. in computer science and math from Hofstra University. You may contact Mr. Aiello at, or link with him at

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1932

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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