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Configuration Management in xtUML Projects



Configuration management is critical to the productivity of large xtUML modeling teams. This session presents the concepts and practices of configuration management. Further, these practices will be demonstrated using the compare and merge capabilities found in the BridgePoint environment.

What You Will Learn

  • What is configuration management?
  • What is the recipe for common configuration management activities including branching and merging?
  • What are common configuration management pitfalls?
  • What are the best practices recommended to avoid these pitfalls?
  • What is the recommendation/recipe for restoring a distributed project structure?

Who Should Attend

  • Systems Engineers
  • SW Engineers/SW Architects
  • HW/Electrical Design Engineers
  • Systems Designers
  • Projects Managers for Systems Projects  


About the Presenter

Presenter Image Dean McArthur

Dean McArthur is a Technical Marketing Engineer, working on the BridgePoint xtUML product line at Mentor Graphics. As such, he assists consumer electronics, automotive, and medical equipment companies use advanced systems engineering and design practices during the development of their latest products.

McArthur began his career in the telecom industry. Since then, he has been a product designer, an entrepreneur, and an academic researcher, producing two patents. An author of several technical publications, Dean received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He also holds an MS in Engineering from McMaster University.

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