Reasearch On The Capabilities Maturity Model

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Reasearch on the Capability Maturity Model (CMM)

Tian Mei
Department of Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology
Stuart Building, 10 West 31st Street, Chicago, IL 60616 USA Abstract—Capability Maturity Model(CMM) is an important model for software industry to evaluate the capability maturity of a software organization. It means through the CMM model, ability or productivity of software organization is measurable and we can choose better software development organization for our software projects How does this model be built, and how could we use this model to evaluate a software organization? In this research paper, I will present the history of Capability Maturity Model first and then present my initial findings about CMM. And this paper will also give details of my research approach for CMM, research hypothesis, and research conclusion. By compare and contrast with the CMM model and development of modern software industry, finally I will try to give my modern approach for evaluating capability of software organization. keywords—Capability Evaluation; CMM;Capability Maturity Model; software development organization; software process improvement; maturity level; software capability evaluation.

I. Introduction

In recently years, With the developments of software industry and rapidly increased requirements for software developments, hundreds and thousands of software development organizations and companies set up
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