CMM / CMMI Evolution, not revolution
Your business card reads project manager. You just paid your annual PMI membership dues. Youve been to training, regularly participate in seminars and sleep with scholarly journals under your pillow (osmosis). The methodology on your desk is almost worn out; yellow sticky notes mark critical chapters. Ill bet you could recite the cost control s......Full article >>>
as born, an evolutionary path to help organizations increase the capability of their processes in five stages.
Throughout the evolution through the five maturity levels, practices are transformed from an initial, ad hoc, undisciplined state into a disciplined process capable of producing predictable results. At its core, CMM is a model of organizational development and change. A......Full article >>>
blished common processes, an organization can develop statistical capability baselines that distinguish the expected results from performing these procedures. These baselines provide a quantitative understanding of the processes capability and the causes of variation within their performance. By managing the performance of its processes statistically, an organization can better predict and control......Full article >>>
Accept improvement will come in small, incremental steps.
Recognize reactive changes generally make things worse.
Believe crisis prevention is more important than crisis recovery.
Accept continuous improvement as a way of life.
The next article will explore the 6 Sigma and what defect prevention has to do with project management.
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