The missing link in IT management; product design time configuration management

Chances that all elements of a digital product are designed by a single team are probably slim. You better know your product composition at design time and understand the related producer/consumer relations to be in control of your product and manage your value streams.

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Introduction

Why design-time configuration management?

Information flows in your value chain

Design-time configuration management

Does the IT4IT Reference Architecture misses a Requirements to Publish value stream?

Does the Flow Framework miss the concept of DCIs?

DevOps and CD requires Self-service consumption of upstream DCIs

Bill Of Materials of DCIs

Conclusion

References

Working in IT for many many years and specialized in IT4IT and especially development.