Microsoft webcast [the broken link was removed] on Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI is the process developed by the Software Engineering Institute that was heavily influenced by Quality Management) and the approach taken for continuous improvement – mapping to concepts like Six Sigma and Kaizen. Each webcast with David Anderson, is an hour long.Program information: presentation to CMMI appraisers [the broken link was removed] on the Microsoft Solutions Framework for CMMI Process Improvement.
- Previous David Anderson CMMI Webcast
- Stretching Agile to fit CMMI Level 3:
At Microsoft, we’ve adopted the teachings of W. Edwards Deming and stretched our MSF for Agile Software Development method to fit the requirements for CMMI Level 3. The resultant MSF for CMMI Process Improvement is a highly iterative, adaptive planning method, light on documentation, and heavily automated through tooling.
- Lean and Theory of Constraints
- Improving Communication