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Significant changes and improvements in CMMI V2.0 from CMMI V1.3

CMMI V2.0 – A Bird’s Eye View

CMMI V2.0, the next release of V1.3 has come into being on March, 28th 2018. The high maturity practices are somewhat different in CMMI V2.0. CMMI V2.0 can provide the optimum solutions to boost the performance of organization. It also aids to develop competency levels that can positively put an impact on business results, products’ and services quality along with cost effective strategies.

“CMMI V2.0 is worldwide known for having a definite set of practices that empowers an organization to improve competency levels, performance and typical business processes.”

Why CMMI Model was Necessarily Being Changed?

Keeping rapid modernization in today’s world market and its evolving needs, CMMI model also needs to be updated. CMMI V2.0 gives just the right solutions that are easy to adapt and apply and result in enhancement of overall organizational performance levels.

Has CMMI V2.0 Been Released?

Yes! CMMI V2.0 has been released on 28th March, 2018.

Terminologies Differences in CMMI V2.0

  • Process Areas being replaced by Practice Areas
  • Specific Context has been made in which each practice area is being broken up.
  • For achieving an appraisal to high maturity level, content is required to get required information.
  • Generic Goals and Generic practices have been replaced with Governance and Implementation Infrastructure.
  • Acquisition is being replaced by Supplier Management.
  • SCAMPI A is being replaced by Benchmark Appraisal.
  • Sustainable Appraisal is now New Appraisal Class.
  • SCAMPI B and SCAMPI C appraisals are now being replaced by Evaluation Appraisals.

How CMMI V2.0 is Poles Apart From CMMI V1.3?

Following are the changes and improvements in CMMI V2.0:

  • More Performance Focused

In order to get faster ROI (Rate of Investment), performance levels needs to be made better because only with the help of performance levels one can be able to jump from one maturity level to another one. The level 1 addresses Basic Performance which is built on practices but these practices needs to be improved in order to get ahead in the Maturity levels. The performances made in each maturity level is compiled in a report format and that performance report is attached to each appraisal of benchmark

  • More User Friendly

Scalable architecture that CMMI V2.0 possess ensures seamless integration and guidance to meet every business demand. CMMI V2.0 has set of predefined agile methodologies to strengthen the procedures along with system security and safety. Online format further makes it easier to understand before implementation.

  • Easily Understandable and Conveniently Accessible

Being written in non-technical business language, CMMI V2.0 can easily be understandable by non-native and non-technical people. Another plus point is CMMI V2.0 is easy to translate in other languages. Generic Goals and Generic practices got substituted by sustaining practices. Evolutionary path for improvement has been designed in such a way that the practices at one level becomes the foundation of practices on next level. Instead of flipping through a thick book, licensed user can access CMMI V2.0 online anytime and anywhere.

  • SCAMPI Appraisal Being Replaced

Benchmark appraisals have substituted SCAMPI A appraisals that can lead to maturity level rating that will be valid for next three years. Moreover, appraisal methods are being statistically validated so that better results can be accomplished.

  • New Appraisal Class

Sustainable class which is new appraisal class had substantially reduced to ensure maturity over time. After first sustainment appraisal, benchmark maturity level can get additional 2 years rating.

  • Evaluation Appraisal

SCAMPI B and SCAMPI C are being replaced by Evaluation Appraisal which can be conveniently used by any type of organization be it small or giant multinational company. CMMI V2.0 is far more flexible to meet various business needs around the world as compared to the previous version of CMMI.

  • Differences In Maturity Levels

CMMI V2.0 has somewhat similar Maturity Levels that were mentioned in CMMI V1.3.

  • Guidance about Better Adaptability

Step wise guidance on ways how to get started with new CMMI version. The concrete guidelines will provide a great help in identifying false starts and ways to avoid them. Further to aid the guidance process, resources are always available and easily accessible so that continuous improvement can be ensured.

  • Single Sign-On Interface

A single sign-on interface with an easy reach to CMMI V2.0 appraisal system, detailed content of the redesigned model reduces a potential chance of redundancy boosting your CMMI V2.0 journey in full gear.

How Much Business Value Will Increase With CMMI V2.0?

  • Organizational Performance Being Benchmarked

With CMMI V2.0, one can get the best solution to sky rocket organizational performance exhibiting solid realistic outcomes.

  • Identification of Key Capabilities

Recognize key capabilities that are closely tied to business results contributing to cost reduction and better ROI (Rate of Investment).

  • Embed Continuous Improvement In Business Model

A culture of continuous improvement with the use of best in class procedures so that performances can be optimized.

  • Attainable of High Maturity Levels

Being CMMI V2.0, one can reach heights of High Maturity levels with sustainable benefits and profitable outcomes.

How CMMI V2.0 Implementation will Result in High Performance Outcomes?

  • Timely Appraisals

Frequent appraisals will provide an insight to involved stakeholders which will boost their confidence on current Maturity level of the organization and the ways to improve it.

  • Performance At All Levels

Performance at all Maturity levels will be ensured as you will be having timely appraisals and have a clear vision to high maturity pathway.

  • Persistent Processes

Generic Practices being transformed into sustainable practices is another virtue of making organizational processes persistent to growth and improvement.

  • Drives Innovation and Competitive Edge

CMMI V2.0 will definitely show you a way out to deliver your services faster and flawlessly and guess what? Your cost will be reduced increasing your profit margins.

About Sunita Verma

Sunita Verma, Founder and President of Sync Resource started the company in 2009 with a vision to provide management consulting to small & medium size businesses around the country. Sunita holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cleveland State University. Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, India with prestigious gold medal awarded by renowned Scientist Dr Abdul Kalam Azad. As an active philanthropist she believes in pay it forward and is a contributing member of charitable organizations like St. Jude’s Foundation and North Fulton Charities.

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