Discover how an appraisal can help your organization identify operational strengths and weaknesses.
An appraisal is an activity that helps you to identify the strengths and weaknesses of your organization’s processes and to examine how closely the processes relate to CMMI best practices.
Many organizations find value in measuring their capability and performance by conducting an appraisal to identify and prioritize their business improvement eﬀorts and eventually earning a benchmark maturity level or a capability level achievement.
Appraisals are typically conducted to:
Appraisal activities can help organizations at any stage of their CMMI adoption and are proven to enable more rapid and eﬀective improvement eﬀorts. The CMMI Appraisal Method is designed to support your CMMI journey as a proven best practice to ensure the most eﬃcient and eﬀective improvement results. They provide reliable, clear, consistent, and actionable focus on performance improvements that will have the most impact on the business and help build and improve capability.
An appraisal enables your organization to:
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