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CMMI Insanity

Stop The Insanity!Susan Powter

This CMMI stuff is getting absurd. There seems to be a CMMI sub-category for everything now: CMMI-DEV, CMMI-Services, CMMI-Acquisition, CMMI-Integration, CMMI-People…. yada yada, yada. It’s typical bureaucratic bloat that causes companies to spend precious money and time on impressing hot-shot, non-doer auditors while simultaneously dropping boat anchors on their teams…. instead of creating products. Some contracts require a minimum level of assessment by an external rating agency in order to win the job.

Let’s crank it up a notch and see who else knows “what’s good for everybody“. For your viewing displeasure, I present the quag(mire) map:

Which certification/assessment bureaucratic borgs hold your company hostage by demanding a ransom in return for a favorable assessment?

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