CMMI Institute

Capability Counts 2018

Speaker Profile

Pedro Castro Henriques, CEO



Pedro Castro Henriques is CEO and Senior Consultant at Strongstep. He has strong experience in process improvement and in the implementation and certification of quality in software development. A consultant in software engineering, Pedro has worked in several European countries, the US, and Africa in process, tools, and organization improvement – he has more than 18 years of experience, including consultancy in telecom and information system strategic planning in the health sector.


General Data Protection Regulation and CMMI - Can They Live Together?

Conference Track: Integrating Models, Standards, and Methodologies

DPAM is an assessment methodology that focuses on maturity and agility of practices utilized by a development project. Based on CMMI, DPAM also addresses agile practices enabling the assessment of diverse set of software projects. The review, although has an agile, informal style, provides structured feedback supported by evidence on the status of project practices and possible improvement areas to various stakeholders. DPAM has been piloted in different projects from different countries and our experience has shown that it is a solid project review methodology with minimum disturbance to the teams. This paper presents the rationale behind DPAM, details of its structure and our experience.

Interactive Gamification and Motivational Workshop

Conference Track: Integrating Models, Standards, and Methodologies

In this workshop you will share your experiences and learn international best practices related to very complex CMMI projects. Change management challenges will be faced while playing a role game with gamification features. This will be a unique experience for the participant, and there will be a prize for the winning team.