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IT-P 130 - Software Configuration and Product Life Cycle Management (PLM)

Code Start Date Duration Venue
IT-P 130 12 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-P 130 16 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-P 130 21 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-P 130 25 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-P 130 30 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course covers the fundamentals concepts of software configuration and product life cycle management.

At the most fundamental level, product lifecycle management (PLM) is the strategic process of managing the complete journey of a product from initial ideation, development, service, and disposal. Put another way, PLM means managing everything involved with a product from cradle to grave. Software configuration management is the task of tracking and controlling changes in the software. SCM practices include revision control and the establishment of baselines.

The goal of this course is for students to understand the methodologies and application of change management, configuration management, and product life cycle management.

Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of PLM and SCM concepts
  • Demonstrate literacy in the application of a PDM and SCM tools to support product development processes
  • Emphasize PLM and SCM as strategic business initiatives
  • Understand the interactions between PLM, SCM, Change Management, Project Management, Product Management processes

Who Should Attend?

  • IT specialists 
  • Software developers
  • Project managers
  • Product managers
  • Quality engineers 
  • Anyone who is interested in the course 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Enterprise Configuration Management
  • Configuration Management - Introduction
  • Change Control
  • Release Management
  • Source Code Management
  • Build Engineering
  • Environment Configuration
  • Deployment

Day 2

  • Hardware Configuration Management
  • Establishing IT Controls and Compliance
  • Industry Standards and Frameworks
  • Application of SAE EIA 649
  • Planning and Management  
  • Monitoring Configuration Management Performance 
  • Supplier’s Configuration Management Plan 
  • Technical Reviews  

Day 3

  • Product Configuration Documentation Processes  
  • Configuration Identification  
  • Configuration Item Selection 
  • Configuration Baselines Types  
  • Engineering Release System 
  • Configuration Identifiers  
  • Interface Management  
  • Configuration Change Management  
  • Engineering Change Proposal (ECP)  
  • Requests for Variance (RFV) 
  • Specification Change Notice (SCN) 
  • Notices of Revision (NORs)  
  • Configuration Status Accounting (CSA) 
  • Supplier CSA System 
  • CSA Analysis Requirements 
  • Configuration Verification and Audits 
  • Common Supplier Audit Responsibilities 
  • Functional Configuration Audit (FCA)  
  • Physical Configuration Audit (PCA)  
  • Post-Audit Action 
  • Configuration Audit Summary

Day 4

  • PLM (Product Life Cycle Management)
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) - Introduction
  • PLM and Its Environment
  • PLM and Products
  • PLM and Business Processes
  • PLM and Product Data
  • PLM and PDM
  • PLM and Product-Related Applications

Day 5

  • PLM, Techniques and Methods
  • PLM and the Internet of Things
  • PLM and Digital Threads
  • PLM and Organisational Change Management
  • PLM and Project Management
  • Executive Activities in PLM