CMMI Institute

Capability Counts 2020

21 April & 22 April, 2020

Crystal City, , VA

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Speaker Profile

Dilek Oral-Ozdemirci, Lead Appraiser & Instructor for CMMI-DEV

Dora Process Consulting Inc.

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Dilek Oral-Ozdemirci is an experienced process improvement consultant with a software engineering background who likes to find better ways of doing things. She believes that at the heart of every successful improvement lies the desire to excite and satisfy customers. As a Lead Appraiser and Instructor for CMMI-DEV, she had the privilege to work with clients from different industries at different points in their improvement journey. Dilek is the founder of Dora Process Consulting, located in Toronto helping clients clear myths about how difficult process improvement is.



Taking a Leap of Faith: Can Changing Course Before Your Appraisal Be a Good Thing?

Conference Track: CMMI Adoption – V2.0 Experiences

Imagine you’re in the management team of a top defense organization. You already have your hands full with the demands from various channels. Now add to that, the fact that your CMMI V1.3 appraisal is approaching rapidly. How do you change course amidst all the busy-ness of your day-to-day? Wouldn’t it be easier to just not “rock the boat”? In this presentation, we’ll look at how the managers in this above organization took a leap of faith and re-directed their ship (or appraisal in this case) from V1.3 to V2.0 while they were less than 6-months out from their appraisal. We believe their journey will inspire others who are still mulling over the question: “when is the right time to migrate”?