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CMMI® Institute CEO Collaborates with India’s Top-Performing Organizations to Address Emerging Industry Trends

CMMI discusses global leadership during two weeks of meetings throughout India

April 28, 2016 10:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

NEW DELHI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Members of CMMI® Institute’s executive team traveled to India this month to connect with key companies working to adapt their capabilities to capitalize on emerging market conditions. One of 101 countries using CMMI, India is the world’s third largest market applying the framework to elevate performance and build reliability, scalability, and innovation inside organizations.

“We believe that the CMMI will provide a strong platform for economic growth and innovation in India for the rapidly changing future, as proven by the dynamic success of the prior 20 years”

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“We believe that the CMMI will provide a strong platform for economic growth and innovation in India for the rapidly changing future, as proven by the dynamic success of the prior 20 years,” said Kirk Botula, CEO of CMMI Institute.

According to the World Bank, India is projected to be the world’s fastest growing, large economy by 2017, surpassing China.

CMMI Institute executives visited Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, and New Delhi. KPMG, being a strategic partner of the CMMI Institute, planned the two-week visit to meet with long-time customers and the professional community in India that have successfully adopted the CMMI and People CMM frameworks to master the intersection of people, process, and technology.

CMMI Institute met with leading IT service providers Atos, Cognizant, FIS, Globallogic, HCL, Honeywell, HP, IBM, Infosys, KPMG, L&T Infotech, Mphasis, Steria, TCS, Wipro, and WNS Global to discuss the value of CMMI to their respective businesses. The team plans to meet with the India-based CMMI Institute partners that work to support CMMI adoption through training, consulting, and appraisal services.

Botula addressed local chapters of the Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN) in Bengaluru, Chennai, and Mumbai. Additionally, CMMI Institute hosted gatherings in each city for quality professionals from 60 organizations that use CMMI to achieve business goals.

KK Raman, KPMG partner in charge of India’s Business Excellence Team, welcomed the visit, saying, “This was an important opportunity for CMMI Institute to learn from the best organizations in the world about what we need to do to continually improve the performance of India’s top firms.”

The Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) is a world-class performance improvement framework for organizations that want to build a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Building upon an organization’s business objectives, CMMI provides a set of practices for improving processes, resulting in a reliable system that delivers winning performance.

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