Agile or CMMI: Why not Embrace Both! has been released by the Software Engineering Institute.
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CMMI® or Agile: Why Not Embrace Both!
Hillel Glazer (Entinex, Inc.)
Jeff Dalton (Broadsword Solutions Corporation)
David Anderson (David J. Anderson & Associates, Inc.)
Agile development methods and CMMI (Capability Maturity Model® Integration) best practices are often perceived to be at odds with each other. This report clarifies why the discord need not exist and proposes that CMMI and Agile champions work toward deriving benefit from using both and exploit synergies that have the potential to dramatically improve business performance.
keywords: Agile, Agile methods, CMMI
cover: November 2008
publication date: November 2008
editor: Sandy Shrum (firstname.lastname@example.org)