CMMI Institute

Capability Counts 2019

30 April & 1 May, 2019

Reston, VA

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Speaker Profile

Kris Puthucode, CEO

Software Quality Center, LLC

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Kris Puthucode has been an entrepreneur since the 1990s, CEO of Software Quality Center LLC. ( and SIMANTIX Technologies ( driving adoption of best practices, standards, and models for business and Quality improvement. Appraisals, Certifications and Consulting to US DoD., Federal, and Medical device orgs. to build capability. He is PMI® Certified for Virtual, CBT and live training. Kris is a Stanford alum, Forbes Technology Council member (an invitation-only forum of Tech CEOs), CMMI Institute Certified High Maturity Lead Appraiser, Trainer, and Certified Appraiser for the BD-CMM. Kris holds a Computer Science Engineering degree and Management education from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.



CMMI-SVC High Maturity Implementation, Challenges & Lessons

Conference Track: Business Performance with CMMI: The Bottom Line

The capability for Continuous Improvement is something federal agencies are looking for from their vendors. Continuous Improvement has been part of our business culture since we started using the CMMI ten years ago. The journey to CMMI-SVC ML5 from ML3 is our most recent effort in advancing that continuous improvement culture - attend this session to learn how we accomplished this!

Spotlight Sessions: The Role of Quality (Assurance) in the context of AI, IOT and Blockchain

Conference Track: Sponsor Spotlight

Businesses are increasingly turning to AI, IOT and Blockchain, which have already revolutionized and are being hailed as the next generation of innovation. What is the implication of these new technologies on the role of Quality Assurance? How does it evolve? What are the key changes to be expected to ensure QA is still value-added of these new technologies in our industries? Attend this session to find out!