Realizing that an organization’s CMMI level impacts an organization’s
success on requests for proposals (RFPs), your CIO wants to get the
software development processes to CMMI level 3. Your organization has
started developing software applications and database systems for their
customers. The CIO wants to ensure that the software development and
database development processes are being properly managed and audited,
and he wants to ensure that the organization begins taking the necessary
steps to progress to CMMI level 3. In preparation for your response,
review the CMMI information available at the Carnegie Mellon Website,
located at http://www.sei.cmu.edu/cmmi/.
IT managers will commonly manage software development and systems
integration activities. Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which
Describe the software engineering process, the challenges in
managing software development activities, and the potential interface
issues from the software development perspective.
Analyze the CMMI levels and define a roadmap that the organization
will need to follow in order to get their software development
processes to CMMI level 3. Note: This is important because the CMMI
level that an organization achieves impacts their software development
Explain the auditing tasks that must be performed in order to achieve level 3.
Determine the continuous assurance auditing activities that the
organization will need to implement to help achieve CMMI level 3.
Analyze the ITIL service management guidelines and principles.
Examine how ITIL service management practices relate to CMMI levels and continuous service auditing.
Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note:
Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.