Asset Lifecycle Configuration Management Demo Using CMstat EPOCH CM
In our last CMsights article we investigated how Asset Lifecycle Configuration Management (ALCM) is both similar to and different from engineering-centric Product Configuration Management. In this month’s recorded CMsights video blog we will demonstrate an ALCM function from the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) phase of an asset’s lifecycle that... Read More
Digital Twins for As-Maintained Configuration Management Part 1
In this month’s CMsights we asked Configuration Management practitioner, standards influencer, trainer, and author Kim Robertson to help us distill all the hype about digital twins and digital threads so we can understand their impact on as-maintained configuration management for long-life aerospace & defense equipment. Kim Robertson has over 39... Read More
How is Configuration Management Different from Change Management?
Questions regarding the differences between Configuration Management (CM) and Change Management (also CM) arise so often that we decided to address it in a CMsights post. It is not uncommon that a new A&D program manager or engineering lead may think that configuration management and change management are synonyms. If... Read More
Hardware Configuration Items in As-X Configuration Management by Aerospace & Defense Contractors (Part 2 of 2)
Your new aircraft control system has gone through all the reviews and audits (e.g. SRR, PDR, CDR, FCA and PCA as referenced in Part 1 of this CMsights article) and you are ready to deliver your first unit/lot number to your customer. You have diligently assigned Hard Ware Configuration Items... Read More