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CMMI Distilled: A Practical Introduction to Integrated Process Improvement, 2nd edition

  • Dennis M. Ahern
  • Aaron Clouse
  • Richard N. Turner

Published by Addison-Wesley Professional (September 23rd 2003) - Copyright © 2004

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A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0321461088 ISBN-13: 9780321461087

Table of contents



Figure List.


Preface.

I. INTEGRATED PROCESS IMPROVEMENT.

1. Why Integrated Process Improvement?

The Engineering Environment of the Twenty-First Century.

Concurrent Engineering and the Cross-Discipline Team.

A Proliferation of Models and Standards.

The Benefits of Integrated Process Improvement.

Conclusions.

2. Implementing Integrated Process Improvement.

Starting Integrated Process Improvement.

Building an Integrated Improvement Infrastructure.

Integrating Legacy Processes and Initiatives.

Using Assessments.

Integrated Process Improvement Examples.

II. THE CMMI MODELS.

3. The CMMI Concept.

CMMI Project Organization.

CMMI Objectives.

The Three Source Models.

Process Areas.

An Extensible Framework.

4. CMMI Content.

Content Classification.

Required Materials.

Expected Materials.

Informative Materials.

Document Map.

5. CMMI Representations.

Staged Models.

Continuous Models.

CMMI Model Representations.

6. CMMI Dimensions for Measuring Improvement.

Capability Dimension.

Maturity Dimension.

Generic Practices in the Capability Dimension.

Generic Practices in the Maturity Dimension.

Organizational Capability Evolution.

7. CMMI Process Areas.

Process Management Process Areas.

Project Management Process Areas.

Engineering Process Areas.

Support Process Areas.

Integrated Product and Process Development Process Areas.

Acquisition Process Areas.

Relationships with CMMI Components.

III. USING CMMI.

8. Selecting the Appropriate Disciplines.

The Discipline Dilemma.

Your Situation.

The IPPD Extension.

The Acquisition Extension.

Selecting the Appropriate Model.

9. Picking a Representation.

Reasons for Liking Staged Models.

Reasons for Liking Continuous Models.

Reasons for Choosing a CMMI Representation.

10. Appraisals with CMMI.

Assessment Requirements for CMMI.

Standard CMMI Assessment Method for Process Improvement.

Using Assessments in Process Improvement.

Making a CMMI Model Your Own (Tailoring).

IV. THE FUTURE OF CMMI.

11. Evolving CMMI.

Single Versus Dual Representations.

Collection of Issues for Version 1.1 and Beyond.

Afterword.

The Charge of the CMMI Product Team.

Appendix A. Summary of CMMI-SE/SW/IPPD Models: Summary of Continuous Representation.

Appendix B. Summary of CMMISE/SW/IPPD Models: Summary of Staged Representation.

Appendix C. References.

Appendix D. Resources.

The Maven.

Index.

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