Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI®) is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes. It can be used to guide process improvement across a project, a division, or an entire organization. CMMI® for Development is useful for organizations performing software application development, system engineering, embedded system development, embedded system maintenance, application enhancement, engineering services and software maintenance. CMMI® for Services is useful for organizations performing service delivery such as banks and insurance companies, back-office support, IT services, production support, business process services and infrastructure management services
As part of its advisory services KPMG in India offers the following:
- Gap analysis
A formal gap analysis of the quality system including both adequacy of documentation and practice implementation vis-à-vis the requirements of the targeted maturity/capability level of the organization. The results of the gap analysis are used by the organization to determine their improvement strategy.
- Implementation reviews
Implementation reviews focus on the evaluation of process implementation in projects and support functions based on discussions with project teams and department heads.
- Check point reviews
The purpose of checkpoint review is to review the overall implementation status and to determine the readiness of organization towards a benchmark appraisal.
Benchmark Appraisal is conducted as per the guidelines mentioned in Method Definition Document of CMMI Institute ®. Appraisal is conducted by a CMMI® Certified Lead Appraiser. The Lead Appraiser from KPMG in India will be assisted by a team of assessors from KPMG in India and the assessed organisation.