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Capability maturity model integration

A more rigorous version of CMM which is a quality management system used to guide process improvement across a project, division, or an entire organization. Under the CMMI methodology, processes are rated according to their maturity levels, which are defined as: Initial, Repeatable, Defined, Quantitatively Managed, Optimizing.

Contributors in Capability maturity model integration

Capability maturity model integration

requirement

Quality management; Capability maturity model integration

(1) A condition or capability needed by a user to solve a problem or achieve an objective. (2) A condition or capability that must be met or possessed by a product or product component to satisfy a ...

program

Quality management; Capability maturity model integration

(1) A project. (2) A collection of related projects and the infrastructure that supports them, including objectives, methods, activities, plans, and success measures.

supplier

Quality management; Capability maturity model integration

(1) An entity delivering products or performing services being acquired. (2) An individual, partnership, company, corporation, association, or other service having an agreement (contract) with an ...

software engineering

Quality management; Capability maturity model integration

(1) The application of a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to the development, operation, and maintenance of software. (2) The study of approaches as in (1).

continuous representation

Quality management; Capability maturity model integration

A capability maturity model structure wherein capability levels provide a recommended order for approaching process improvement within each specified process area.

special cause of process variation

Quality management; Capability maturity model integration

A cause of a defect that is specific to some transient circumstance and not an inherent part of a process.

process area

Quality management; Capability maturity model integration

A cluster of related practices in an area that, when implemented collectively, satisfy a set of goals considered important for making improvement in that area. All CMMI process areas are common to ...

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