CMMI Certification – Process improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes.


Due to the intricacy of products and services delivered by business organizations, demand of integrated view of how organizations do business arises. CMMI can reduce the cost with process improvements across enterprises that depend on numerous functions or groups to achieve their objectives.

To attain this integrated view, the CMMI Framework is needed as it reduces the cost by process improvement across enterprises that depend on numerous functions or groups to achieve their objectives. The CMMI framework includes common model components, common terminology, common appraisal methods, and common training materials. CMMI can be used for process improvement across a project, a division, or an entire organization. CUNIX is a CMMI Institute Partner and specializes in Appraisal, Trainings and Advisory for CMMI. Basically three area of interest has been covered by CMMI model and these are Development, Acquisition and Services. CUNIXoffers all three constellations of CMMI version 1.3.

  • CMMI for Development (CMMI-DEV or CMMI for Development): This model is designed to improves the processes of the organizations involved in development of products CMMI for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ and CMMI for Acquisition): This model is designed to cover the processes involved in the outsourcing industry.
  • CMMI (CMMI-SVC or CMMI for Services): It is designed to cover all activities required to manage, develop and deliver services.

Despite of the constellation \ model that an organization chooses, CMMI practices must adapt to each organization based on their business goals. Organizations are evaluated with SCAMPI (Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement) evaluation method and rated by maturity level classification or a level of capability achievement numbered from 1 -5. Rated Organizations are the said to be CMMI Certified.

The Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI) is the official method of CMMI Institute to provide standard rating systems in relation to the CMMI models. SCAMPI is used to identify strengths and weaknesses of processes, reveal risks of development / acquisition, and determine levels of ability and maturity. They are used either as part of a process improvement program or for the qualification of potential suppliers. The method defines the evaluation of processess consisting of preparation; activities on the ground; Preliminary findings, conclusions and ratings; reporting and monitoring activities.

CMMI Appraisal:

Appraisal or assessment of the organization using CMMI model must convene the requirements mention in the “Appraisal Requirements for CMMI” (ARC) document. The evaluation result is classified into three appraisal classes: A, B, C, which focuses on recognizing opportunity for improvement, and evaluates processes of the organization with the best CMMI practices. Assessment teams use the CMMI model and a method according to ARC to guide their evaluation and reporting of findings.

CUNIX is premier CMMI Institute Partner in India which provides CMMI Appraisal, Trainings and Consulting services leading to CMMI certification in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Delhi and many more.

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