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Jack R. Ferguson
March 2005 - Book CMMI SCAMPI Distilled: Appraisals for Process Improvement

Topics: CMMI, Process Improvement

Authors: Dennis M. Ahern, Jim Armstrong, Aaron Clouse, Jack R. Ferguson, Will Hayes, Kenneth Nidiffer

This book outlines the role of appraisals as part of a comprehensive approach to process improvement, demonstrating how SCAMPI integrates with other models and methods.

February 2005 - Special Report Interpreting SCAMPI for a People CMM Appraisal at Tata Consultancy Services

Topics: Process Improvement, People CMM

Authors: Ron Radice, William E. Hefley, Bill Curtis (CAST Research Labs), Jack R. Ferguson, Will Hayes, Sally A. Miller, Gian Wemyss

This 2005 report includes the draft interpretation guide used for four mini-appraisal pilots and the final enterprise-wide Class A appraisal at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

November 2004 - Presentation Model - Appraisal Method Interactions

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Jack R. Ferguson, Michael D. Konrad

This presentation was delivered by Jack Ferguson and Mike Konrad of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) in November 2004.

November 2004 - Presentation The SCAMPI Appraisal Method: Top Ten Myths (2004 Edition)

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Jack R. Ferguson

This presentation on the top ten myths of the SCAMPI appraisal method was delivered by Jack Ferguson of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) in November 2004.

March 2004 - Presentation SCAMPI B&C Tutorial: SEPG 2004

Topics: CMMI

Authors: Jack R. Ferguson, Will Hayes, Gene Miluk

This presentation is an overview of the SCAMPI B and SCAMPI C appraisal methods.

January 2003 - Presentation TRL Corollaries for Practice-Based Technologies

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Jack R. Ferguson, Suzanne Garcia-Miller, Caroline P. Graettinger

This presentation was delivered in January 2003.

August 1997 - Special Report Software Acquisition Process Maturity Questionnaire

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Jack R. Ferguson, Jack Cooper, Michael Falat, Matt Fisher, Anthony Guido, John Marciniak, Jordan Matejceck

This 1997 report contains a software acquisition process maturity questionnaire, intended for those interested in learning about and performing software acquisition process appraisals.

December 1996 - Special Report Software Acquisition Capability Maturity Model Pilot Appraisal Report, Version 1.0

Authors: Jack R. Ferguson, Lawrence G. Jones, Jan Philpot

This 1996 report summarizes five pilot appraisals performed from the third quarter of 1995 through the first quarter of 1996 using the Software Acquisition Capability Maturity Model (SA-CMM).

December 1996 - Technical Report Software Acquisition Capability Maturity Model

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Jack R. Ferguson, Jack R. Ferguson, Jack Cooper, Jack Cooper, Michael Falat, Michael Falat, Matt Fisher, Matt Fisher, Anthony Guido, Anthony Guido, John Marciniak, John Marciniak, Jordan Matejceck

This 1996 version of the SA-CMM incorporates the results of lessons learned from the use of Version 1.0.

October 1994 - Special Report Software Acquisition: A Comparison of DoD and Commercial Practices

Authors: Jack R. Ferguson, Michael E. DeRiso

This 1994 report compares best commercial practice with Department of Defense (DoD) processes for acquiring software and recommends some steps that can be taken to streamline DoD software acquisitions to minimize overall life-cycle costs.