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Control Board (CCB)Meeting Requirements
Note: There is
a preference for team CCB meetings, but if the urgency of the change will not
permit the meeting, the ECR / ECO may be processed serially. The reviewers
should utilize the Users guides.
Paragraph on aspects of the change
that should be reviewed during the CCB review.
Engineering Change Requests (ECR) ideally are presented to the Change Control
Board (CCB) for approval and confirmation prior to incorporation. The level of
CCB reviewers is often determined by the classification, complexity, risk or
cost of the change. The data contained in the ECR prior to the CCB review must
provide an adequate assessment of all technical and contractual implications
(cost, schedule, etc) of the proposed change in order for the CCB to make an
informed decision. The CCB review ensures that all affected and necessary
functional disciplines are advised of the proposed change, have the opportunity
to contribute to the decision process and accept responsibility for any
resulting actions. The CCB review also provides a record of the history of a
change including any approvals and rejections and the analysis supporting these
During the CCB review many aspects of the change should
be discussed and reviewed to ensure an informed decision of the proposed
solution is decided upon. The aspects of the change which may need to be
considered during the review of the proposed change can include:
Necessity / Objective
How essential is the proposed change?
What is the reason for the change and does the proposed
solution address this?
Do the benefits of the change overcome the cost impact?
Have all cost impacts been identified?
What is the change class and was it agreed to by the
Have all customers been advised of the proposed change
and provided approval if necessary?
What is the impact on schedule?
Have the affects to other assemblies been analyzed and
Does the design change affect any technical performance
measure and is additional analysis needed to prove this?
Does this change have any effect on performance?
Does this have any effect on interface requirements and
are any changes required to mating items?
Are there any other changes that must be implemented
prior to this change?
Safety, Reliability and Maintainability
What affect will this have on these areas?
this change result in changes to manufacturing process and subsequently the
What is the current stock and what are the potential
dispositions of this?
What type of effectivity should be defined (serial,
date, etc) and what is the point of embodiment?
What environmental affects will this change have?
Does this impact SHE (Safety, Health, etc.)