Stretching agile to fit CMMI level 3 - the story of creating MSF for CMMI/spl reg/ process improvement at Microsoft corporation

@article{Anderson2005StretchingAT,
  title={Stretching agile to fit CMMI level 3 - the story of creating MSF for CMMI/spl reg/ process improvement at Microsoft corporation},
  author={David J. Anderson},
  journal={Agile Development Conference (ADC'05)},
  year={2005},
  pages={193-201}
}
  • David J. Anderson
  • Published 24 July 2005
  • Computer Science
  • Agile Development Conference (ADC'05)
Agile practitioners pride themselves on highly productive, responsive, low ceremony, lightweight, tacit knowledge processes with little waste, adaptive planning and frequent iterative delivery of value. It is often assumed that CMMI compliant processes need to be heavyweight, bureaucratic, slow moving, high ceremony and plan driven. Agile developers often skeptically perceive formal process improvement initiatives as management generated inefficiency that gets in the way of productivity. At… 
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