Dear CMMI Consultant, our organization has successfully completed the SCAMPI B Assessment for CMMI Maturity Level 3. Does that mean we will successfully complete the SCAMPI A Assessment also? Most of the organizations opt for SCAMPI B Assessment before going for SCAMPI A Assessment. They want to make sure that their efforts are in right direction. They think that successful… Read more →
Going for CMMI Implementation is tedious job and if you are new then it becomes more difficult to do the job. Such organizations require support at each level starting from initiation, implementation, pre-assessments, trainings and final SCAMPI A Assessment. There are many ways to get help while going for CMMI Implementation, some of these are summarised here: CMMI Website SEI… Read more →
As we all know that CMMI was developed by SEI (now CMMI Institute). The SEI created the first CMM designed for software organizations and published it in a book, The Capability Maturity Model: Guidelines for Improving the Software Process [SEI 1995]. Since then it has evolved in a comprehensive framework for Process Improvement in Software Engineering Domain. There are many… Read more →
Recently our organization completed the CMMI Maturity Level 3 SCAMPI A Assessment successfully and got listed on SEI (now CMMI Institute) Published Appraisal Results Website. Our team worked hard and was able to achieve the same in 12 months time. Now we want to know about next course of action.
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.
Most of the start-up organizations working with Software Development need to have trusted framework/model for their organizations that can direct them for continuous process improvement as they grow in size and responsibilities. CMMIÂ® (Capability Maturity ModelÂ® Integration) models (CMMI for Development, CMMI for Services and CMMI for Acquisition) are collections of best practices. These models help organizations to improve their… Read more →
Many of the organizations, we work with, have asked this question to us. They want to know â€œCan they combine CMMI for Services (CMMI-SVC) with CMMI for Development (CMMI-DEV)?â€. Their primary job is Service Delivery and they have one Software Development Unit and want to combine their existing CMMI for Services with CMMI for Development, which is required for their… Read more →
CMMI, as we all know, is a collection of best practices and provides a framework for implementation of these best practices in Software Projects and helps in improving the Project Deliveries and increasing the Customer Satisfaction. There are numerous benefits of implementing CMMI in an IT / Software Development Organization, some of these benefits are listed below: Culture for maintaining… Read more →
Most of the IT Organizations, especially start-ups, go for ISO 9001 Certification as it involves less cost and lesser time frame as compared to CMMI for Development Version 1.3. ISO 9001 being a generic standard allows you the freedom to be flexible in many areas. CMMI for Development being a software-engineering (including systems engineering) specific process model is more elaborate… Read more →
This is very good question for organizations starting their Process Improvement Journey. Most of the organizations find it difficult to make a choice between ISO 9001 and CMMI for Development Version 1.3. Let us try to find out the best solution for these organizations. There can be two types of Organizations â€“ One which have primary job of Software Development… Read more →