CMMI is a process improvement model. It helps organizations improve the process of the areas as per the best practices mentioned in the model. The CMMI model benchmarks your organizations process to international industry best practices.
CMMI Appraisal is an evaluation process which is based on CMMI Model. CMMI Appraisal is also known as SCAMPI (Standard CMMI Appraisal Methodology for Process Improvement). The organizations are rated to the maturity and capability levels depending on the result of evaluation. Compliance of processes in projects and at organization level is checked during CMMI Appraisal as per CMMI model.
The organizations have received benefit in below areas by implementing CMMI:
- Customer Satisfaction
- Return on Investment
What are the basic activities involved in CMMI Implementation and Appraisal?
Step 1: CMMI Project Kick-Off: Implementation Plan preparation and selection of implementation team
Step 2: CMMI Overview Training: For technical awareness of Implementation Team
Step 3: Preparation of CMMI model based QMS: Preparation of procedures, checklists, templates and guidelines based on the CMMI model.
Step 4: Implementation on Projects: Implementation of prepared QMS on the project to make the organization ready for appraisal.
Step 5: CMMI Official Introduction Training: For Training of Appraisal Team Members (ATMs) on CMMI Model.
Step 6: SCAMPI ATM Training: For Training of Appraisal Team Members (ATMs) on appraisal methodology.
Step 7: SCAMPI Appraisal: Evaluation of the organization as per CMMI model.