demands the ability to think ahead and communicate well with others. The principles I learned riding a motorcycle are very true to configuration management. It's not always an easy road but many of us enjoy it none the less. Following the common principles noted above helps avoid the dangers before they jump out in front of us. As they say in the cycle community: be safe and keep the rubber side down.
Randy Wagner is a Contributing Editor for CM Crossroads and VP of Technology Development with Taylor Bean & Whitaker in Ocala FL. His experience ranges from major financial institutions to multimedia multinationals to the Federal government. Working in small to large project efforts has given him a unique perspective on balancing the discipline of SCM and enterprise change management with the resources and willpower each organization brings to the table.