HOW MANY MATURITY LEVELS ARE THERE IN CMMI FOR DEVELOPMENT?

There are five maturity levels. However, maturity level ratings are awarded for levels 2 through 5.
The process areas below and their maturity levels are listed for the CMMI for Development model:

Maturity Level 2 - Managed

  • CM - Configuration Management
  • MA - Measurement and Analysis
  • PMC - Project Monitoring and Control
  • PP - Project Planning
  • PPQA - Process and Product Quality Assurance
  • REQM - Requirements Management
  • SAM - Supplier Agreement Management

  

Maturity Level 3 - Defined

  • DAR - Decision Analysis and Resolution
  • IPM - Integrated Project Management
  • OPD - Organizational Process Definition
  • OPF - Organizational Process Focus
  • OT - Organizational Training
  • PI - Product Integration
  • RD - Requirements Development
  • RSKM - Risk Management
  • TS - Technical Solution
  • VAL - Validation
  • VER - Verification

  

Maturity Level 4 - Quantitatively Managed

  • OPP - Organizational Process Performance
  • QPM - Quantitative Project Management

  

Maturity Level 5 - Optimizing

  • CAR - Causal Analysis and Resolution
  • OPM - Organizational Performance Management
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