Partners

Volunteer for a CMMI Next Generation Working Group

This form is now closed. If you are still interested in volunteering on a working group to assist with the development and review of the Next Generation of CMMI, please email info@cmmiinstitute.com and provide your preferred group and role, and someone will reply to let you know if you can join.

Working Groups

Architecture

The Architecture Working Group will focus on:

  • Providing flexibility/tailorability of CMMI to ease adoption
  • Providing a platform that will integrate the work of each of the working groups as appropriate

Current Needs

The Current Needs Working Group will focus on adding additional CMMI content / training / references to meet current market needs (Security, Organizational Innovation, People Management, Change Management, Agile, Lean etc.).

Implementation

The Implementation Working Group will focus on:

  • Providing guidance for adopting/maintaining CMMI in various situations (start-ups, reorg, merger, acquisition)
  • Assisting current CMMI users with the adoption of CMMI Next Generation

Performance

The Performance Working Group will focus on:

  • Building performance measurement into model
  • Building performance measurement into appraisal method
  • Promoting, retaining and enhancing the value of CMMI use for benchmarking (reduce false positives)
  • Providing a benchmark database
  • Providing market level results proving the value of CMMI for an organization

Plain Language

The Plain Language Working Group will focus on writing the model in plain language with a business orientation (including benefits statements)

Simplify Model and Appraisal Method

Simplify Model and Appraisal Method. The Simplify Model and Appraisal Method Working Group will focus on:

  • Streamlining the model and method by remove redundancy, and non-value practices
  • Modernize-rephrase goals statements

Systems

The Systems (Infrastructure) Working Group will focus on:

  • Providing a benchmark database and on providing automated infrastructure support for custom models, profiles, appraisals, guidance, wiki
  • Evolving the existing CMMI Institute systems with the changes from each working group

Training

The Training (Infrastructure) Working Group will focus on:

  • Evolving existing training and certification deliverables
  • Creating new deliverables based on the work of the other working groups

Working Group Roles

Developer

A member of the working group team that will assist in designing, writing, or building key deliverables.

Reviewer

A member of the working group team that will assist in the review of key deliverables.

Working Group Meetings

The working groups will generally meet on a bi-weekly basis. The working group team leads will schedule and run the meetings and can help to address any questions about time and effort and commitments.