CMMI for Development: Guidelines for Process Integration and Product Improvement, Third Edition
March 2011 • Book
This book is the definitive reference for CMMI-DEV Version 1.3. It describes best practices for the development and maintenance of products and services across their lifecycle.
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This book describes best practices for the development and maintenance of products and services across their lifecycle. By integrating essential bodies of knowledge, CMMI-DEV provides a single, comprehensive framework for organizations to assess their development and maintenance processes and improve performance. Already widely adopted throughout the world for disciplined, high-quality engineering, CMMI-DEV Version 1.3 now accommodates other modern approaches as well, including the use of Agile methods, Lean Six Sigma, and architecture-centric development.CMMI for Development, Third Edition, is the definitive reference for CMMI-DEV Version 1.3. The authors have revised their tips, hints, and cross-references, which appear in the margins of the book, to help you better understand, apply, and find information about the content of each process area. The book includes new and updated perspectives on CMMI-DEV in which people influential in the model's creation, development, and transition share brief but valuable insights. It also features four new case studies and five contributed essays with practical advice for adopting and using CMMI-DEV. This book is an essential resource—whether you are new to CMMI-DEV or are familiar with an earlier version—if you need to know about, evaluate, or put the latest version of the model into practice.