Capability Maturity Model [English]

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General Notes

Carnegie Mellon University registered "Capability Maturity Model" with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in 1997 (registration number 2193783).


  • CMMI 2002 (†651 ): CMM and Capability Maturity Model are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. CMM Integration, CMMI, SCAMPI, and IDEAL are service marks of Carnegie Mellon University (†1470)
  • CMMI 2002 (†651 p. i): Since 1991, CMMs have been developed for a myriad of disciplines. Some of the most notable include models for systems engineering, software engineering, software acquisition, workforce management and development, and Integrated Product and Process Development. (†1471)
  • Wikipedia (†387 s.v. "Capability Maturity Model Integration"): Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) is a process improvement training and appraisal program and service administered and marketed by Carnegie Mellon University and required by many DOD and U.S. Government contracts, especially in software development. Carnegie Mellon University claims CMMI can be used to guide process improvement across a project, division, or an entire organization. CMMI defines the following maturity levels for processes: Initial, Managed, Defined, Quantitatively Managed, Optimizing. Currently supported is CMMI Version 1.3. CMMI is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by Carnegie Mellon University. (†1469)