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A Configuration Management Guide for A&D Project Managers

It is no secret that levels of technical complexity and financial risk have rapidly grown within nearly every function of a modern-day aerospace and defense (A&D) contractor’s program. Today’s A&D project managers are experiencing a crushing density of complexity due to a confluence of business drivers and technology trends. As…

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Who really are the users of Configuration Management software?

While recently speaking with the CM manager at an A&D site I asked what type of users did they have of their CM software.  The response was that there were some doing a lot of work, but most didn’t do much at all! After my shock from this answer, it…

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New Whitepaper Available on Configuration Management

CMstat has published a new whitepaper on Nimble Hardware Configuration Management for the A&D Contract Supply and Service Chain.   This paper examines how the needs of hardware configuration management professionals working in the supply and aftermarket service chains of industries like A&D are different from those CM needs of product... Read More

Nimble Configuration Management for the Contract Supply and Service Chain

Back to the Future for CM in PLM? Configuration Management (CM) is an important function that has often been used to justify investment in PLM by industry.  Ironically, however, CM was often not deployed until near the end of many enterprise-wide implementations that often consumed years of planning, budget, and…

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