CMMI Institute

Capability Counts 2019

30 April & 1 May, 2019

Reston, VA

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David Jones, Sr. Software Engineer

Sierra Nevada Corporation

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David Jones is a Lead Software Engineer at Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a fast growing and innovative technology company. Over the last five years at SNC, David has been involved with Telemedicine and Navigation System projects, most of which used the Agile Scrum development framework. He has over 25 years of experience in software, electrical, and systems engineering. David is a Certified Scrum Master and Project Management Professional. He has a B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Brigham Young University, and a M.Sc. in Bioengineering from the University of Utah.


Doing It All: CMMI Level 3 S/W, H/W, Scrum & Waterfall!

Conference Track: CMMI: One Size DOES Fit All

This presentation provides methods for maintaining Level 3 CMMI performance for projects with multiple life-cycles that include software, hardware, waterfall and Scrum development. These methods were successfully implemented on a complex Telemedicine project. Methods include: 1. Leveraging and augmenting existing SCRUM framework processes 2. Using automation and other strategies to fill in CMMI process gaps without over-burdening the development team 3. Adapting standard SCRUM metrics to meet earned value requirements 4. Meeting stakeholder expectations in a traditional waterfall life-cycle environment involving hardware and software deliveries.