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CMMI Roadmaps

November 2008 Technical Note
Jan J. Cannegieter, Andre Heijstek, Ben Linders, Rini van Solingen

The report guides organizations that are starting a CMMI for development implementation and deciding to use the continuous representation. The report offers guidance for how to decide what process areas to implement first.

Publisher:

Software Engineering Institute

CMU/SEI Report Number

CMU/SEI-2008-TN-010

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

CMMI Roadmaps which, are a goal-driven approach to selecting and deploying relevant process areas from the CMMI-DEV model, can provide guidance and focus for effective CMMI adoption. The Dutch Software Process Improvement (SPIder) network convened a workshop in November 2006 to develop several CMMI roadmaps for the continuous representation, each with a specific set of improvement goals. These roadmaps combine the strengths of both the staged and the continuous representations.