Implementation Methodologies


methodologies employed throughout the SDLC. However, the notion of SCM implementation methodologies must also be viewed from many other perspectives within the software engineering environment, and through the eyes and actions of a multitude of practitioners who face daunting challenges each and every day.


[1] "Lessons Learned from Software Engineering Consulting," CrossTalk, February 2004

[2] "Agile Software Development", Alistair Cockburn, Addison-Wesley, 2002, ISBN 021699699

Dick Carlson is a consultant with 20+ years of software engineering experience that focused on software development training and mentoring, development and implementation of software lifecycle methodologies, software configuration management, software quality assurance, project management, requirements development and management, risk management, business modeling, business re-engineering, and software process improvement. Dick has trained and mentored teams and individuals on conducting strategic SCM activities and creating critical work products. He has also been involved in software process improvement initiatives in preparing organizations for SEI CMM Levels 2 and 3 compliance.
ick is the VP of Education with the Association for Configuration and Data Management (ACDM) and can be contacted by e-mail at

About the author

TechWell Contributor's picture TechWell Contributor

The opinions and positions expressed within these guest posts are those of the author alone and do not represent those of the TechWell Community Sites. Guest authors represent that they have the right to distribute this content and that such content is not violating the legal rights of others. If you would like to contribute content to a TechWell Community Site, email

AgileConnection is one of the growing communities of the TechWell network.

Featuring fresh, insightful stories, is the place to go for what is happening in software development and delivery.  Join the conversation now!