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CMM Appraisal Framework, Version 1.0

February 1995 Technical Report
Steve Masters, Carol Bothwell

This report describes the common requirements used by the CMM-Based Appraisal (CBA) project in developing appraisal methods based on the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) for Software, Version 1.1.

Publisher:

Software Engineering Institute

CMU/SEI Report Number

CMU/SEI-95-TR-001

Abstract

This technical report describes version 1.0 of the CMM Appraisal Framework (CAF). This framework describes the common requirements used by the CMM-Based Appraisal (CBA) project in developing appraisal methods based on the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) for Software, Version 1.1. The RCAF provides a framework for rating the process maturity of an organization against the CMM. The CAF includes a generic appraisal architecture for CMM-based appraisal methods and defines the requirements for developing CAF compliant appraisal methods.