According to the CMMI Institute's 2013 CMMI Profile Reports, there were more appraisals conducted in 2013 than in any other previous year. This would indicate that, far from "not being relevant" as is sometimes claimed in the tech media, the CMMI is increasing in popularity - even in a down economy. I've been writing about this for some time since the best time to turn to proven optimization models is in a down economy. With the new adopters being primary smaller organizations (see two posts below), we're seeing more new activity than ever before. Here's the data:
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Jeff Dalton is a Certified SCAMPI Lead Appraiser, Certified CMMI Instructor, ScrumMaster, author, and consultant with years of real-world experience with the CMMI in all types of organizations. Jeff pioneered agileCMMI, the leading methodology for incremental and iterative process improvement. He has taught thousands of students in CMMI trainings and has received an aggregate satisfaction score of 4.97 out of 5 from his students.
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