A QUESTIONNAIRE BASED METHOD FOR CMMI LEVEL 2 MATURITY ASSESSMENT
CMMI has gained widespread acceptance as a viable software process assessment model. In this study, we take
up CMMI, and consider the first maturity level or level 2 of the model for companies new to CMMI or just
beginning to adopt CMMI in their process improvement efforts. A questionnaire based assessment method was
developed primarily intended to be facilitate quick assessment or self assessment of CMMI maturity level 2 of a
software company. The questionnaire can also be used for process improvement purposes. The paper reports on
the results of conducting the questionnaire at five software companies and discusses its value as an indication of
maturity at level 2 of CMMI and draws conclusions.
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