7 Tips for Implementing CMMI

CMMI (Capability Maturity Model)  is used in a number of businesses to help improve how they work.  It was started in the technology industries and with big organisations but you could apply parts of it to your organisation. The point is to get your organisation to do things in a predictable way (giving benefits in being able to estimate what new work will cost) that is measured so you can make business decisions based on real information not guess-work.  There is another blog that talks about the structure of CMMI. Oh yes, the model is free to use but if you want a badge for your business, you’ll have to pay a qualified assessor. Read more of this post

What is IDEF0?

I’ve refered to IDEF0 in a number of posts.  Its time to explain what I mean.

IDEF stands for Integrated  DEFinition and the zero is there to distinguish this functional process modelling from the other tools in that tool kit.  It was originally intended to define manufacturing processes but it works for human work too. Read more of this post