Configuration Management according to SAE EIA-649C

SAE EIA-649, Standard for Configuration Management, is perhaps the most widely accepted Configuration Management (CM) standard in use today. The standard applies to commercial as well as government organizations. The standard offers valuable advice on requirements for achieving successful CM implementations. Its authors come from various commercial and government backgrounds and are experts in the field of CM. This course will explain the logic and meaning behind the various EIA-649 principles, and offer options for implementation approaches and how best to apply the standard in various environments.

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  • Day 1

    • SAE/EIA-649-1 Rationale, Foreword, Contents Overview 

    • Introduction and Section 1.0 Scope 

    • 2.0 References 

    • 3.0 CM Requirements and 3.1 Planning Management 

    • Workshop #1 

  • Day 2

    • 3.2 Configuration Identification 1 of 2      

    • 3.2 Configuration Identification 2 of 2      

    • Workshop #2      

    • Configuration Change Management 1 of 2      

    • Configuration Change Management 2 of 2      

    • Workshop #3 

  • Day 3

    • 3.4 Configuration Status Accounting      

    • Workshop #4      

    • Configuration Verification and Audit      

    • Workshop #5      

    • Table 1 Cross Reference for Principles from ANSI/EIA-649      

    • Table 2 and 3 DIDs and DD Forms and 4.0 Notes      

    • Annex A Tailoring Worksheet (annotated)      

    • Certification Exam 


Target group

  • Defense Acquirers and/or Suppliers who want to understand CM requirements placed on acquisition contracts per industry standards.

  • Organizations who will have EIA-649-1 tailored requirements called out in contracts.

  • Any organization wanting to place industry standard CM requirements on contracts.

  • CM professionals who are considered CM Subject Matter Experts. 


Duration: 2 1/2 Days
Time: 09.00 - 17:00 h
Language: English
Participants: 3-12
Price: 1.395,00 €*

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