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TitleCMMI implementation and results: the case of a software company
Author(s)Liberato, Marco
Varajão, João
Martins, Paulo
KeywordsAction research
Maturity model
Project management
Software development
Software engineering
Issue date2015
PublisherIGI Global
Abstract(s)All rights reserved. Companies focus on software development in order to survive in a highly competitive world. They not only need to keep up to date with the changes that are occurring in their environment, but they also need to assure the effectiveness of their processes. One way to do that is pursuing high quality standards by continuously improving the development processes. In this chapter, the authors describe the project of CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) implementation in a software company specialized in information technology services for banking. The project was initiated with the aim of optimizing the software development process. Throughout the chapter, various aspects of the project are covered, such as the actions taken to implement the CMMI maturity level 2, the tools used to support the implementation, and the obtained results. These are useful and could serve as a reference basis for companies that consider the implementation of a maturity model.
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