Designing is one of the most important activity for the SDLC and at the same time the least-focused or talked-about activity. Most of the developers are not keen to document the requirements & design of their project and that leads to many issues later on in subsequent phase of SDLC. It also has many side effects like delay in delivery… Read more →
Coding is the most important activity for the SDLC. And for many developers it is the only activity that they are responsible for. But why do we need to have quality in coding, when developers can fix the code that they develop. The answer to this lies in the fact that fixing a code is a very costly activity and… Read more →
Developing and using PPM models is one of the significant characteristics of a CMMI ML4 organization. PPM models are mainly developed for those items whose prediction allows for pro-active action in order to impact the performance of the project in a significant manner. For instance, the predicted performance for Productivity, Defect-density, Cost Variance, Schedule Variance, Time to Market, Rework, Effort,… Read more →
Measurement plays an important role in the improvement of processes in the organization, implementing CMMI. Most of the CMMI practitioners ask for the number of metrics that should be planned, monitored and controlled for process improvement. In this post we will talk about the quantum of metrics required for quantitative improvement.
Measurement and Analysis (MA) process area is available at CMMI Maturity Level 2 under the Support category. The primary objective of CMMI Measurement and Analysis (MA) Process Area is to develop the practice of fact-based decision making. The decision can be based on facts only when the key performance results are available to take a rational and objective decision. CMMI… Read more →