CMMI Product Team
Improving processes for developing better products and services
November 2010 TECHNICAL REPORT
Software Engineering Process Management Program
Unlimited distribution subject to the copyright.
This report was prepared for the SEI Administrative AgentESC/XPK 5 Eglin Street Hanscom AFB, MA 01731-2100 The ideas and findings in this report should not be construed as an official DoD position. It is published in the interest of scientific and technical information exchange. This work is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense. The Software Engineering Institute is a federally funded research and development center sponsored by the U.S. Departmentof Defense. Copyright 2010 Carnegie Mellon University. NO WARRANTY THIS CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INSTITUTE MATERIAL IS FURNISHED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS. CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO ANY MATTER INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR PURPOSE OR MERCHANTABILITY, EXCLUSIVITY, OR RESULTS OBTAINEDFROM USE OF THE MATERIAL. CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO FREEDOM FROM PATENT, TRADEMARK, OR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. Use of any trademarks in this report is not intended in any way to infringe on the rights of the trademark holder. Internal use. Permission to reproduce this document and to prepare derivative works from this document for internaluse is granted, provided the copyright and “No Warranty” statements are included with all reproductions and derivative works.
External use. This document may be reproduced in its entirety, without modification, and freely distributed in written or electronic form without requesting formal permission. Permission is required for any other external and/or commercial use. Requests for permission shouldbe directed to the Software Engineering Institute at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This work was created in the performance of Federal Government Contract Number FA8721-05-C0003 with Carnegie Mellon University for the operation of the Software Engineering Institute, a federally funded research and development center. The Government of the United States has a royaltyfree government-purpose license touse, duplicate, or disclose the work, in whole or in part and in any manner, and to have or permit others to do so, for government purposes pursuant to the copyright license under the clause at 252.227-7013. For information about SEI publications, please visit the library on the SEI website (www.sei.cmu.edu/library). The following service marks and registered marks are used in this document:document:Capability Maturity Model Carnegie Mellon CERT CMM CMMI CMM Integration IDEALSM SCAMPISM CMMI, CMM, CERT, CMM Integration, Carnegie Mellon, and Capability Maturity Model are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. SCAMPI and IDEAL are service marks of Carnegie Mellon University.
CMMI for Development, Version 1.3
CMMI® (Capability Maturity Model® Integration)models are collections of best practices that help organizations to improve their processes. These models are developed by product teams with members from industry, government, and the Software Engineering Institute (SEI). This model, called CMMI for Development (CMMI-DEV), provides a comprehensive integrated set of guidelines for developing products and services.
The CMMI-DEV modelprovides guidance for applying CMMI best practices in a development organization. Best practices in the model focus on activities for developing quality products and services to meet the needs of customers and end users. The CMMI-DEV, V1.3 model is a collection of development best practices from government and industry that is generated from the CMMI V1.3 Architecture and Framework.1 CMMI-DEV is based...