CMMI Institute released a guide for improving processes for secure products with the name of Security by Design with CMMI for Development, Version 1.3. It was a constant need to develop and deliver secure applications but the processes in the organizations that were developed based on CMMI for Development Models were only concerned with SDLC Best Practices and were not… Read more →
There is absolutely no doubt in the fundamental similarity with respect to “intent” when you compare ISO 9001 and CMMI Models. The origins of similarity can be seen in Quality Assurance Maturity Grid of Philip Crosby which had similar levels as we have in the Maturity Level structure of CMMI. ISO 9001 by being a Management System at the Organizational… Read more →
The selection of model for the CMMI Implementation and Assessment is entirely a matter of choice. When this choice is made, certain factors can be countered in like (a) suitability of the particular CMMI Model (b) the nature of work (business) to the company (c) integration and synergy with existing standards and process frameworks (d) requirements of the market and… Read more →
There are two prominent aspects to involvement of senior management with respect to CMMI Initiative: (a) Senior Management expectations from the CMMI project (b) Other stakeholders’ (including the employees) expectations from the senior management with their commitment to CMMI. Every organization is having its specificity and also there are generic principles that would work for every organization. Further, the CMMI… Read more →
Most of organization implementing CMMI, complains about the lack of Information Security practices in the CMMI Model. For this CMMI Institute with Siemens AG Corporate Technology has published a technical paper on CMMI for Development and Information Security.
Most of the organizations have a centralized repository to store CMMI Implementation data collected from different projects running in the organization. And many of these organizations does not utilize the repository to the maximum benefits. In this post we will focus to the least focused area i.e. Lessons Learnt.
Most of the organizations are in hurry to adopt a Quality Management Framework or Model as soon as possible and in the hurry tend to start in a structured manner. This leads to issues in the SCAMPI A Assessments and most of them fails there. In this post we will see what resources are required to get started with CMMI… Read more →
There are various kind of CMMI Trainings available for organizations going for CMMI Implementation and Assessment. Major types of CMMI Trainings are the ones owned by CMMI Institute (www.cmmiinstitute.com) and delivered by CMMI Institute or delivered through CMMI Institute authorized Training Partners like DQS India. Also, CMMI Institute partners like DQS India, because of the opportunity they get to work… Read more →
Organizational Process Assets are the documentation that is related to the CMMI Implementation in a CMMI Compliant Organization. Process Assets in organizations are known in following variants like Process Assets Library (PAL), Process Database (PD), Process Repository (PR), Software Process Database (SPDB) etc. Process Asset in an organization plays an important role in the CMMI Compliance and most importantly Continual… Read more →
CMMI for Development is a Quality Framework meant for Software Engineering Organizations working with Software Development or Enhancements activities. CMMI Model helps in the Process Improvement activities in the right direction and with right amount of focus which increases with the Maturity Levels i.e. from Maturity Level 2 to Maturity Level 5.