Supplier Agreement Management (SAM) is a Process Area at CMMI Maturity Level 2. SAM is not applicable, when an organization is not using any third party vendor/supplier. SAM is an important process area and is applicable when your organization uses the services of external vendor for purchase of Product or Services for Software Development at any phase of the Software… 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 →
Most of the organizations starting with CMMI face difficulty of assessing compliance to the CMMI requirements specifically for the projects targeted under the scope of appraisal (assessment). Further, organizations may lack the necessary expertise or manpower to do so. In this post we will see how we can use CMMI Model to evaluate process or projects documentation in an organization.
A QMS (Quality Management System) is a repository which contains the Processes, Policies, Procedures and applicable artefacts like templates, checklists and guidelines. At CMMI Maturity Level 3 there is a requirement of the Organizational Process Definition which requires that a common set of processes shall be available in the organization.
Process Asset Library (PAL) is a repository, available at the central location in the organization. PAL contains important artefacts required for the Process Improvement in the organization. PAL consists of the following artefacts: Organizational Processes Supporting artefacts for process like templates, checklists, guidelines and forms SDLC Models used in the organization Tailoring Guidelines used in the projects Org Level Metrics… Read more →
After CMMI SCAMPI A Assessment is completed, most of the organizations fail to continue the process improvement activities. And over a period of time CMMI Compliance decline and this results in the increasing rate of non-compliances in the implementations at project and organizational level. Whereas to maintain the CMMI Assessment, organizations must remain complaint to the CMMI Maturity Level requirement… Read more →
CMMI is a quality framework for process improvement in organizations involved with Software Development, Software Maintenance or Services or Acquisitions. Using CMMI by the process implementers in the organization infuse quality in to the product or services delivered by the organization. These qualities are so obvious that you can identify that the organization is following a quality framework (and it… Read more →
CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) is a framework for process improvement, developed by SEI (now CMMI Institute). It is a collection of Best Practices. A CMMI model is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes can be used to guide improvement across a team, project, division, or entire organization, and helps to set… Read more →
Many participants in our training sessions ask us how they can find out the exact CMMI Maturity Level an organization has been assessed for? We can find out the Maturity Level of an organization from CMMI Institute Published Appraisal Results (PARS) website. Before we move ahead, let us understand what is Published Appraisal Results (PARS): Published Appraisal Results Published Appraisal… Read more →
What is CMMI? Capability Maturity Model Integration is a framework for process improvement and is developed by Software Engineering Institute. CMMI is divided into different Maturity Levels (1-5) and further these Levels are divided into Process Areas. How many CMMI Models are available for implementation? Currently there are three CMMI Models available for implementation and assessment. These models are available… Read more →