People CMM

Managing and developing the workforce of an organization

Do you ask yourself these questions?

  • Do I get full advantage from my development or service capability?
  • Can I attract, train, deploy, and retain the people I need to develop and deliver in today’s competitive market?

The guidance provided by the People CMM (available for free download) helps you to manage and develop your organization’s workforce. The People CMM evolutionary improvement path guides movement from an ad hoc approach; to managing the workforce; to a mature, disciplined development of the knowledge, skills, and motivation of the people that fuels enhanced business performance.

The People CMM helps organizations to do the following:

  • evaluate how well you use your human resources
  • set priorities for improving the competence of its workforce
  • integrate competence growth with process improvement
  • establish a culture of workforce excellence

The book The People CMM: A framework for human Capital Management, 2nd Edition, is both an introduction to the People CMM model and an authoritative reference for it. You can purchase it at most book retailers.

Look through P-CMM publications for books and other useful publications. These publications support incorporating workforce management capabilities into process improvement programs.

People CMM users are talking about their experiences, issues, and questions on the web. We’ve gathered some of it in Community Discussions. We would like your input on various issues related to the People CMM. Let us know what you think and we will improve our products and services based on your opinions.

If you are interested in a formal evaluation of your organization’s processes based on People CMM model practices, see more about CMMI Appraisals. The CMMI Institute and its partners offer People CMM related training and appraisal services. You can find a CMMI Institute Partner organization that offers P-CMM services near you. A good starting place for learning about the People CMM is the Introduction to People CMM course. The course catalog lists this and other courses that are currently available.