in our introduction the other key business driver is configuration, how
much user manipulation can we safely introduce without increasing the
potential of breaking a schedule?
Different types of
configuration are user and system configuration.
must be done by an authorised and
appropriate user and will require approval in the same manner of other
high-impact static data. Such configuration should be restricted to areas
where the impact of change is easily identifiable, and is restricted to a
from maintenance via a GUI by a system administrator (at one extreme) to
rapid turnaround of code by a programmer (at the other extreme). These
areas are where the impact of change is less certain and therefore require
a more robust level of testing and facility for rollback
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