A highly parallel scheduling model for IT change management

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The IT governance is defined as a set of rules, activities and processes that fits with the IT company strategy, ensuring the return provide by IT in terms of services and maintainability of the organization. The change management shows as a sensible point inside of the IT governance and the main one activity of change management is to build the better scheduling, being the scheduling definition the main activity. This scheduling definition consists of the allocation of changes to each change window. The current literature argues about sequential implementation of the changes allocated into each change windows, but not a sequential and parallel implementation. In this paper we optimize the scheduling presenting a model of parallel implementation of changes, resulting in an higher number of changes in each window and consequently reducing the time to implement all changes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Fortaleza- UNIFORFortalezaBrazil

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