What is CMMI Appraisal?

CMMI Institute-certified Lead Appraisers work with thousands of organizations to confirm and publicize their accomplishments using the CMMI Appraisal Method.CMMI Institute-Certified Lead Appraisers (LAs) lead trained teams of professionals in the appraisal of one or more CMMI process areas (using information collected from presentations, documents, and interviews) to determine an organization’s process capability or maturity level. Whether working inside an organization as a Team Leader or as an external Lead Appraiser, CMMI appraisers serve a vital role to maintaining the vitality of CMMI-based improvement. CMMI Institute Certified Instructors are highly trained and experienced with the CMMI model and its methodologies. Each has demonstrated advanced competency in the CMMI model, experience with the courseware, and skill in educating adult learners in a classroom environment. Over 150,000 people have taken an introductory CMMI course. Become a Certified CMMI Instructor and join the elite community that serves the global demand for CMMI training.

Benefits of CMMI Appraisal Certification

Improved business performance

Customer satisfaction

Aid in instituting industry best-practices within the company’s internal processes

Accelerated adoption of new technologies and practices

A decrease in the time taken for benchmarking and an increase in the consistency and reliability of those metrics

The building of agile resiliency and scale

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Who can be certified in CMMI Appraisal Certification?

Software Engineering

System Engineering

Project Management

Risk Management

System Acquisition

Information Technology

Document required for CMMI Appraisal Certification

  • System Manual
  • System Procedure
  • Policy
  • Objectives
  • Mission & Vision
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Checklist
  • Forms
  • Formats
  • Records

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

  • Organization’s size
  • Activities performed by the organization
  • Processes undertaken by the Organization
  • Products and services offered by the organization
  • The complexity of processes undertaken
  • Competence of persons involved

Role of Shamkris and Process of CMMI Appraisal Certification

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to effective system implementation in the organization. A simple and practical method of system implementation helps organizations increase business efficiency and sustainability. Shamkris supports 100% documentation to obtain an accreditation body of success in addition to enhanced performance.

The implementation process is described below:

Day 1

GAP Analysis, Certification Body, Selection, Cost Estimates

• Finding the GAP between existing system related to CMMI requirements
• Selecting the appropriate certification Body
• Based on the scope of your business & certification Body you choose

Week 1

Developing Documents

• Management System Manual, Management System Procedures, Policy, Objectives, Forms etc.
• Review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

Week 4

Implementing Management System

• CMMI Awareness training for the top management and staff
• Implementing a well-documented management system throughout the organization

Week 8

Internal Audit

• Internal audits identifying nonconformities related to CMMI requirements
• Management Review Meetings
• Corrective and Preventive Action plan for nonconformities

Week 10

Certification Body
N-C Closing

• Shamkris acts on your behalf and assists you in the third-party audit
• Closing of any nonconformities identified by the certification body

Week 12

Certification Body

• CMMI certificates issued for 1 years

Year on Year

Yearly Compliance

• Support of Yearly documentation for audit

How do I become a CMMI lead appraiser?
If you want to become Authorised Appraiser then CMMI Institute has defined pre-requisite which are as follows:
First your organization has to apply to become a Partner for SCAMPI appraisal services.
This application has to be accepted by CMMI Institute and then you have to sign the applicable agreement.

A Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) is a training program for professionals to learn process improvement and how to guide an organization through a process to project completion. The CMMI Institute offers this course with additional training to prepare you for certification.

The beauty of CMMI is its different levels of maturity. … The more mature your organization becomes, following the CMMI progression/capability levels, the more you become competitive through optimization and quality. Most important to my business and to the value I can provide my customers, is continually improving ROI.