Software Configuration Management Tutorial  Knowing the Basics of Configuration Management

The easiest way to know the Ins and Outs of configuration management (CM) is by taking up tutorial lessons that can be usually viewed online. There are a lot of web sites that offer such service, discussing not only CM but also software configuration management (SCM) as well.  Some of these sites are enumerated below:

a. Get Ahead in Project Management – provides a 4-day tutorial course that comes in two different packages  eBook and multi-media CD ROMs. For more information, please visit the site:

b. Configuration Management Resources (Oklahoma State) –  contains a collection of PowerPoint presentations about configuration management that can be viewed on both PC and MAC platforms. Check the site:

c. CmWiki – contains information about Configuration Management and other relevant topics and links to further understand CM tools and concepts. You can visit the site at:

d. Vesta Configuration Management Systems – offers a tutorial in using Vesta, a portable SCM system used to support the development of various software systems. The site also provides different links to sites that introduces the concepts of the Vesta software and its advantages. The site can be viewed at:

e. Independent Wireless Networking Academy  Online Learning Center – provides a description on how configuration management helps control the changes made to wireless LAN systems. Check out this site for more information:

f. VISTA Configuration Management Solution Package – includes a series of nice to know information on how to use the Vista Configuration Management system. To know more about this product, you can visit their online tutorial site on: