Customers are requiring frequent and feature-rich releases of software products to support Lucent Hardware. The fundamental problem is that the time required to develop and test features often exceeds the release interval. One option to meet the needs of our customers is to use concurrent development and testing; however, the use of concurrent development has several potential pitfalls. The primary problems associated with concurrent development are: 1) How to isolate the long lead features from the features that fit within a development cycle, 2) How to manage the propagation of bugs fixed between releases that are in the field and releases that are still being developed, and 3) Developers must be trained to work in the concurrent paradigm. This paper describes a unique approach, using existing Configuration Management tools, to managing the development load lines in support of concurrent Fixed Interval Feature Delivery (FIFD). Software load line management is the infrastructure and p
Managing Concurrent Software Releases in Management and Test
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