Version 1.1 of the CMMI®was released in December 2001. Version 1.2 was released in August 2006, along with upgraded training and a corresponding Version 1.2 of the SCAMPI℠ method. The model framework and structure were further revised to incorporate three constellations based on particular areas of interest: product development, acquisition, and services. Version 1.3 of the models, appraisal, and training suite of materials was released in November, 2010. SCAMPI℠ V1.3 was released in March, 2011.
CMMI V2.0 for Development was released as of March 28, 2018. The model will deliver best in-class solutions to elevate and benchmark organizational performance with demonstrated results. It:
Includes performance management
Provides more frequent performance measures
Delivers confidence for buyers (benchmarking)
Makes the CMMI easier to adopt/use
Ensures value-added adoption and reduce total cost of ownership
Provides guidance and tools on how to improve
CMMI V2.0 incorporates Practices from the three current constellations (DEV, ACQ and SVC plus the People CMM). It will also have Practices relating to safety and security concerns. The appraisal method and training will be revised to reflect the new model. Additional parts of the model will be released later in 2018.
Appraisals against V2.0 will begin in 2019. The current version, V 1.3, is planned to be sunsetted around 18 months after the official release of V2.0. V1.3 appraisals will not be accepted after March 2020.
CMMI-DEV consists of best practices that address development and maintenance activities that cover the product life cycle from conception through delivery and maintenance. To get a copy of the model go here.
Security by Design with CMMI for Development, Version 1.3 is an application guide for improving processes that lead to secure products. The Security by Design application guide consists of four additional process areas to CMMI-DEV providing an explicit and focused basis for improving or appraising an organization’s capabilities for developing products with an adequate security level. For a copy of the guide go here.
CMMI-SVC consists of best practices that cover the activities required to manage, establish, and deliver quality services to customers and end users. To get a copy of the model go here.
CMMI-ACQ provides guidance to acquisition organizations for initiating and managing the acquisition of products and services that meet the needs of the customer. To get a copy lof the model go here.
The SW-CMM® judges the maturity of the software processes of an organization. While the Software CMM® is no longer supported, MDM can offer consulting support for organizations desiring to continue to use it as their model of choice.
The People CMM®, based on the best current practices in fields such as human resources, knowledge management, and organizational development, guides organizations in improving their processes for managing and developing their work forces. To get a copy of the model go here.
The Data Management Maturity Model helps organizations become more proficient in managing critical data assets to improve operations, enable analytics, and gain competitive advantage. To learn how to purchase a copy of the model go here.