Agile methodologies have become mainstream because they provide a better fit to the modern, changing software world. CMMI is a cross-organizational approach which has proven successful in terms of quality assurance and cost when executed properly. Big organizations with self-organized agile teams can achieve technical maturity levels, by using a common metalanguage and a good-practices catalog.
In this article, author Jim Hirschauer justifies the importance of application performance management (APM) process in organizations. He also describes a maturity model for application performance management with three different levels of maturity.
CMMI for Services(CMMI-SVC)is a process improvement framework developed by the SEI for service providers. InfoQ spoke to Eileen Forrester, co-author of CMMI for Services: Guidelines for Superior Service and manager of CMMI-SVC. In this interview we cover adoption practices for CMMI-SVC and its relationship with CMMI-DEV, ITIL and Agile accompanied by relevant excerpts from the book.
CMMI for Development (CMMI-DEV) framework SEI can be used to improve product quality and project and organizational performance. InfoQ spoke with Mike Konrad, co-author of the book on the framework.
In this IEEE article, Richard Welke, Rudy Hirschheim and Andrew Schwarz discuss a SOA maturity model that can be used to achieve organizational objectives.
This article presents a framework of SOA Governance processes, a maturity model, linked to the processes and a description of how architects should be involved in these processes.
This article shows how recommended contract versioning design policies relate to a SOA Maturity Model. The goal is to provide a roadmap for achieving versioning and composability.