Software Configuration Management: SCM best practices, SCM tools and process, Dealiing with changing project requirements.

Overview of the Unified Change Management Model: UCM, ClearCase, UCM process overview, defining the Implementation Model, The UCM baseline and Change Model.

Functional Overview of Objects: The Repository, Versioned Object Base, Workspaces, Component Management, Process, Building, Clearmake, Derived Objects, Configuration records.

Establishing the Initial SCM Environment: ClearCase Architecture Basics, Defining the Implementation Model, Creating the VOBs, Baseline promotion levels Project Management in ClearCase.

Coordinating Multiple Project Teams and Other Scenarios: Organizing large Multiproject development efforts, Coordinating cooperating projects, Independent components, Shared components, Multiple Parallel release, Using UCM without Activity-based SCM.

Development Using the UCM Model: A Developers perspective of UCM, joining a project, making changes, delivering changes to the project, Rebasing your development stream, Dealing with conflicting changes.


Integration, Build and Release: Software Integration, Isolation and integration, Building and Baselining, Staging and release.


Recommended Books

1.      Brian A. White, Software Configuration Management Strategies and Rational Clear Case Addison Wesley (2000).

2.      Roger S. Pressman, Software Engineering a Practitioners Approach, McGraw-Hill (2008) 6th ed.

3.      James Rumbaugh, Ivar Jacobson and Grady Booch, The Unified Modeling Language Reference Manual, Addison Wesley (1999).