Change Management Principles, Rules, and Procedures


Abstract: This document describes the change management strategy for the Exchange Network (EN). Change management is critically important to the continued success and vitality of the EN as it provides clarity to the development process and allows for easy integration of new ideas while helping to maintain consistency and predictability across the Network. This document begins by laying out change management principles for the Exchange Network. The rest of the document describes change management rules and procedures based on these principles, including guidance on change management during development of flow components and other Network resources, and communication procedures required to manage change on the Network in a way that is efficient and transparent to all partners.

The following appendices summarize the guidelines presented in the main document:

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Current Version: 1.1

Last Revised Date: February 19, 2009

Previous Versions: Version 1.0