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SEI Capability Maturity Model Implementation


Our SEI Capability Maturity Model Implementation test measures your knowledge of the Software Engineering Institute's Capability Maturity Model and how to implement the model. Designed for software engineers, this test covers the following topics: Interpreting the CMM, Introduction to Software Process Maturity, Software Process Maturity Framework, Structure of the CMM, The KPA's for Level 2-Repeatable, The KPA's for Level 3-Defined, The KPA's for Level 4-Managed, The KPA's for Level 5-Optimizing, and using the CMM.

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Test Outline

Interpreting the CMM
Applying Professional Judgment
Evolution of Processes
Interpreting the Common Features
Key Process Area Template
Organizational Structure & Roles
Understanding Software Process Definition
Software Process Maturity Framework
Behavioral Characteristics of the Maturity Levels
Prediction of Performance
Skipping Maturity Levels
Structure of the CMM
A CMM-Based Appraisal Method
Benefits & Risks of Model-Based Improvement
Common Features
Evolution of the CMM
Fundamental Concepts Underlying Process Maturity
Internal Structure of the Maturity Levels
Key Practices
Key Process Areas
Maturity Levels
Process Assessments and Capability Evaluation
Using the CMM in Context
The KPA's for Level 2: Repeatable
A CMM-Based Appraisal Method
Requirements Management
Software Configuration Management
Software Project Planning
Software Project Tracking & Oversight
Software Quality Assurance
Software Subcontract Management
The KPA's for Level 3: Defined
Integrated Software Management
Intergroup Coordination
Organization Process Definition
Organization Process Focus
Peer Reviews
Software Product Engineering
Training Program
The KPA's for Level 4: Managed
Quantitative Process Management
Software Quality Management
The KPA's for Level 5: Optimizing
Defect Prevention
Process Change Management
Technology Change Management