CMMI Institute

Capability Counts 2018

Speaker Profile

Alex Stall, Practice Leader - CMMI

CMMI Institute

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Alex Stall is the CMMI Practice Leader at the CMMI Institute, providing subject-matter expertise as well as training, consulting, and appraisal support for clients around the world. Alex also provides technical expertise to CMMI Institute’s SCAMPI Operations group, and is involved in product development and maintenance projects. Alex is a certified High Maturity Lead Appraiser and CMMI Instructor. With over 30 years of experience, he has hands-on and consulting experience across the systems development, service, and acquisition life cycles. He has worked in both the public and private sectors. As a Process Improvement specialist, Alex leads efforts on process development, deployment, implementation, and appraisal. He currently works with numerous commercial and governmental organizations to add value by utilizing the CMMI either as a standalone framework or with variety of models and standards.


CMMI V2.0: One Model to Rule Them All

Conference Track: Integrating Models, Standards, and Methodologies

CMMI V2.0 Building and Sustaining Performance Improvement - Panel Discussion

Conference Track: CMMI V2.0: Driving Performance Through Capability

This presentation will include an overview of the “Building and Sustaining Capability” Capability Area (CA), how these practices are adopted, applied to an organization’s or project’s processes, and how key terms such as “persistence and habit”, “process role” and “organization and in-scope projects” are critical to building and sustaining performance improvement.

Value Proposition of the CMMI V2.0 Appraisal Method - Panel Discussion with Q&A

Conference Track: CMMI V2.0: Driving Performance Through Capability

This panel discussion will include experience, lessons learned from CMMI V2.0 appraisal and model adoption pilots, and:

  • Pilot results
  • Considerations when transitioning from CMMI V1.3 to CMMI V2.0
  • The role of performance in the MDD and appraisals