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CMMI Institute

Capability Counts 2018

Speaker Profile

Kevin Schaaff, Principal Engineer, CMMI Products & Services

CMMI Institute

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Kevin is a CMMI Practice Leader, Certified High Maturity Lead Appraiser and Instructor. He is a Contributing Author to the CMMI v1.3 and a member of the Leadership Team for CMMI V2.0. He has over 35 years’ experience in Systems Engineering and Project Management delivering complex large scale Cyber and C4ISR systems.  He is a sought-after speaker who has worked in or traveled to over 40 countries. In addition, Kevin has led numerous organizations to SW- CMM and CMMI Maturity Level 3, CMMI Maturity Level 5 and responsible for numerous sites being both ISO and AS9100 registered. He is a 1981 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a retired Naval Flight Officer and martial artist. He lives in Silver Spring MD with his wife, Irena and has two sons who are both Engineers.


CMMI V2.0: One Model to Rule Them All

Conference Track: Integrating Models, Standards, and Methodologies

Business Performance Improvement Using CMMI V2.0

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

This presentation will include an overview of major improvements in the CMMI V2.0 model, method, training and certifications, including:

  • The fundamental shift in the architecture and CMMI V2.0 integrated product suite of changing the focus from process improvement and compliance to performance improvement and business results
  • The ability to drive business value for improved performance and capability from model adoption
  • Tangible business results from CMMI V2.0 pilots

CMMI V2.0 New / Planned Content (New Capability and Practice Areas)

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

This presentation will include an overview of the new and/or most significantly changed Practice Areas in CMMI V2.0, a presentation about planned future content, and an interactive discussion with participants. Topics include:

  • New/Biggest Changes within Practice Areas: EST, MPM, RSK
  • Future Content: Services, Solicitation and Supplier Selection (SSS), Security, Safety, DevOps Playbook, Organizational Behavior (OB)