The Engineering Change Management process is the process of requesting, determining attainability, planning, implementing, and evaluating of changes to an Engineering Product. It has two main goals:
There are six main activities, which jointly form the change management process. They are: Identify potential change, Analyze change request, Evaluate change, Plan change, Implement change and Review & close change....
These six activities/ phases are virtually integrated by a Configuration Manager who manages the change packets across various functions of the organization like Design, Mfg, Purchase, Marketing, etc.
Satven, by virtue of its presence in the Product Life Cycle Mgmt of the customer products, has been a front runner to take ownership of the entire process for its customers. Not only do we actively participate in all phases, we have also helped our customers to handle the configuration mgmt part which is an inseparable part of ECM. The prime enablers have been: