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CMMI® for Development, Version 1.2
IMPROVING PROCESSES FOR BETTER PRODUCTS
CMMI Product Team
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CMMI® (Capability Maturity Model® Integration) is a process improvement maturity model for the development of productsand services. It consists of best practices that address development and maintenance activities that cover the product lifecycle from conception through delivery and maintenance.
This latest iteration of the model as represented herein integrates bodies of knowledge that are essential for development and maintenance, but that have been addressed separately in the past, suchas software engineering, systems engineering, hardware and design engineering, the engineering “-ilities,” and acquisition. The prior designations of CMMI for systems engineering and software engineering (CMMI-SE/SW) are superseded by the title “CMMI for Development” to truly reflect the comprehensive integration of these bodies of knowledge and the application of the model within theorganization. CMMI for Development (CMMI-DEV) provides a comprehensive integrated solution for development and maintenance activities applied to products and services.
CMMI for Development, Version 1.2 is a continuation and update of CMMI version 1.1 and has been facilitated by the concept of CMMI “constellations” wherein a set of core components can be augmented by additional...