The CMMI Institute, based in Pittsburgh, is a 100%-controlled subsidiary of Carnegie Innovations, Carnegie Mellon University’s technology commercialization enterprise. The Institute is dedicated to elevating organizational performance through best-in-class solutions to real-world challenges. It is the home of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), a process improvement framework that guides organizations in software and systems development, acquisition, and service delivery to create high-performance, high-maturity cultures. The CMMI Institute Product Suite also includes the People Capability Maturity Model for workforce development and the Data Management Maturity Model.

CMMI is the result of more than 20 years of ongoing work at Carnegie Mellon University by members of industry, government, and the Software Engineering Institute. The CMMI Institute is working to build upon CMMI’s success, advance the state of the practice, accelerate the development and adoption of best practices, and provide solutions to the emerging needs of businesses around the world.