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CM 4.3: Interface Coordination  

  KM4.3 - Schnittstellen koordinieren

Contents  
  • Product Flow
  • Handling
  • Explanation
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  • Roles
  • Tools Requirements
  • External Norms
  • Product Flow

    From Product to Methods Tool Req. Ext. Norms
    Activity State Chapter Title Activity State
    CM2 being proc./
    accepted
    All Configuration Identification Document (CID) - -      
    SD2,
    SD4-SW,
    External (1)
    being proc./
    submitted
    All Interface Overview - -    
    SD2,
    SD4-SW,
    External (1)
    being proc./
    submitted
    All Interface Description - -    
    - - All Report Documents:
    Protocol ,
    Progress Report,
    Final Project Report,
    Case Report,
    Memo,
    Internal Message,
    Invitation
    Project Members -    

    + "Chapter" are extra columns from the original printed version of GD 250

    Handling

    The compatibility of all technical interfaces must be guaranteed by activity CM 4.3 "Interface Coordination". Changing the existing interface structure or the existing Interface Descriptions have to be reported to the CM by the changing instance. CM must control and coordinate the interface modification, i. e. all corresponding products must be found out, the staff members in charge informed and supplied with the changed Interface Description.

    In the case of serious and uncoordinated changes, meetings have to be organized with the corresponding developers or (especially in larger projects) working group sessions for clarification of the facts and for mutual agreements.

    The actual processing of the interfaces does not take place in submodel CM, but in SD. The objective of CM is the information and agreement of people concerned.

    Explanation

    In particular, where the system development does not take place within an easily comprehensible organizational unit, but several project groups, several separate organizational units, or several contractors and subcontractors are participating, the consistency of the interfaces must be strictly controlled via this activity, and, if necessary, be restored.

    Roles

    Role Participation
    CM Representative responsible
    CM Administrator cooperating

    Tools Requirements

    Being defined

    External Norms

    Being defined


    Note:

    (1) if changed by external parties (other contractors or subcontractors) or if external parties are impacted by the change

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