Accession Number:

ADA487126

Title:

CrossTalk: The Journal of Defense Software Engineering. Volume 20, Number 2

Descriptive Note:

Journal

Corporate Author:

SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT CENTER HILL AFB UT

Report Date:

2007-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

CONTENTS 1 CMMI V1.2 What Has Changed and Why by Mike Phillips This article provides a view of what has been included - and not included - in Capability Maturity Model Integration Version 1.2 CMMI V1.2, describing the major elements of change for each CMMI product. 2 Measure Twice and Cut Once by Rushby Craig This article describes how the 309th Software Maintenance Group used Standard Capability Maturity Model Integration Appraisal Method for Process Improvement B to identify opportunities for additional improvements, educate key project personnel in the organization on best-practices, and obtain critical buy-in from project personnel. 3 CMMI Level 2 Within Six Months No Way by George Jackelen The purpose of this article is to show that when an organization is already doing competent project management, the effort to benchmark that capability by using CMMI is almost straightforward, and it is possible to achieve a Level 2 CMMI appraised rating within six months. 4 Future Directions in Process Improvement by Watts S. Humphrey, Dr. Michael D. Konrad, James W. Over, and William C. Peterson This article describes how and why development processes, methods, and management must change and the likely future directions of process-improvement evolution. 5 The ImprovAbility Model by Dr. Jan Pries-Heje, Joern Johansen, Mads Christiansen, and Morten Korsaa This model helps users identify strengths and weaknesses that can be leveraged or avoided to help an organization get the most from its process improvement effort. 6 Applying International Software Engineering Standards in Very Small Enterprises by Claude Y. Laporte, Alain April, and Alain Renault This article discusses the utilization of ISOIEC JTC 1SC7 in very small enterprises.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Operations Research
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE