Towards a Framework to Evaluate and Improve the Quality of Implementation of CMMI® Practices

  • Isabel Lopes Margarido
  • João Pascoal Faria
  • Raul Moreira Vidal
  • Marco Vieira
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7343)


CMMI practices can be poorly implemented leading to weak performance gain. SCAMPI verifies model compliance but not performance. Hence, a framework to evaluate the quality of implementation of each practice, based on compliance and performance results, will prevent poor implementation, locate and fix problems, and ultimately achieve better results. In this paper we propose such a framework, based on a combination of leading and lagging indicators measuring compliance, efficiency and efficacy.


Capability Maturity Model Integration Measurement Performance Indicators Quality of Implementation Software Process Improvement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabel Lopes Margarido
    • 1
  • João Pascoal Faria
    • 1
  • Raul Moreira Vidal
    • 1
  • Marco Vieira
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortugal
  2. 2.Faculty of Sciences and TechnologyUniversity of CoimbraPortugal

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