Capability maturity model integration - Software Testing (MCQ) questions and answers for Q. 6457

Q.  When we say ABC organization is CMMI Level 5 company, How do you describe its stage?
- Published on 14 Aug 15

a. Defined
b. Managed
c. Optimized
d. Quantitatively managed

ANSWER: Optimized


  • Prajakta Pandit   -Posted on 06 Nov 15

    - CMMI is stands for Capability Maturity Model Integration.

    - CMMI is a process improvement training, appraisal program and service administered in software development.

    - When we say ABC organization is CMMI level 5 company, it describes at Optimized : level 5 in CMMI process.

    - CMMI has the following maturity levels for processes:

      - Level 1 : Initial
      - Level 2 : Repeatable
      - Level 3 : Defined
      - Level 4 : Managed
      - Level 5 : Optimizing

    Level 1 : Initial - It defines processes and standard practices to the extent that they exist at all are summarily abandoned during a crisis.

    Level 2 : Repeatable - Processes are established to track cost, schedule and functionality. The process is in place to repeat earlier successes on projects with similar applications.

    Level 3 : Defined - Activities are documented, standardized and integrated into a standard software process for the entire organization.

    Level 4 : Managed - Software process and products are quantitatively understood and controlled.

    Level 5 : Optimizing - It is a continuous, pro-active improvement, enabled by quantitative analysis of the process and innovative ideas and technologies.

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