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CMMI for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ) Primer, Version 1.3

  • March 2011
  • By Mike Phillips
  • Acquisition practices for the project level that help you get started with CMMI for Acquisition practices without using the whole model.
  • CMMI Process Improvement
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
  • Please note that current and future CMMI research, training, and information has been transitioned to the CMMI Institute, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Abstract

    This primer identifies practices that are most effective and efficient for projects acquiring products and services. Focusing on project-level improvement, the primer selects a subset of practices from the CMMI for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ) model. These practices include monitoring and controlling suppliers and contractors as well as ensuring repeatedly effective execution of product and service development and service delivery. After using this primer, readers will be able to expand their use of the best practices on their acquisition projects, and their organizations will be positioned to explore the use of the CMMI-ACQ model.

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SEI

Phillips, Michael. CMMI for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ) Primer, Version 1.3 (CMU/SEI-2011-TR-010). Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2011. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=9977

IEEE

Phillips. Michael, "CMMI for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ) Primer, Version 1.3," Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Technical Report CMU/SEI-2011-TR-010, 2011. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=9977

APA

Phillips, Michael. (2011). CMMI for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ) Primer, Version 1.3 (CMU/SEI-2011-TR-010). Retrieved December 25, 2014, from the Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University website: http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=9977

CHI

Michael Phillips. CMMI for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ) Primer, Version 1.3 (CMU/SEI-2011-TR-010). Pittsburgh, PA: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2011. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=9977

MLA

Phillips, Michael. 2011. CMMI for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ) Primer, Version 1.3 (Technical Report CMU/SEI-2011-TR-010). Pittsburgh: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=9977