Mariano Montoni holds a master and doctorate degrees in Computer Sciences from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Mariano is co-founder and consultant in ProMove, a Brazilian consultancy organization and CMMI Institute Partner specialized in implementation and assessment of software and services processes based in CMMI models, ISO standards and agile and lean practices. With more than 15 years of software development and management experience, Mariano has conducted more than 30 successful CMMI implementations from ML2 to ML5 in both private and public organizations. Mariano is also a SCAMPI Lead Appraiser for Development.
Track: CMMI On Board
Presentation Title: A High Maturity Improvement Strategy for Small and Medium Size Organizations: Results and Lessons Learned in Implementing CMMI-DEV ML5 in Radix
Presentation Summary: Although Brazil is one of the emergent countries of the BRICS, when it comes to high maturity, Brazilian organizations are not in a good position. Brazil has only 8 published CMMI ML5 appraisals, while China has more than 200 high maturity published appraisals and India has more than 150 ML5 appraisals. Even though few Brazilian organizations perceive benefits for pursuing high maturity, in this presentation, we will present the roadmap for high maturity starting at the implementation of CMMI-DEV ML3 and continuing the process evolution aiming to achieve CMMI-DEV ML5. We will also discuss misconceptions related to implementation of CMMI levels including high maturity. We will also present the most critical sucess factors, lessons learned and return of investment results in terms of process performance and quality.