Project Description

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Project ID: 1618
Project:

Improving Electronics & Embedded Systems Development on Corporate Level — CMMI REQM L2

Time 02/2006
Duration: 02/2006 - 08/2006
Role: CMMI Dev 1.2 consultancy; team lead and subject matter expert for process groups REQM, RD.
Abstract: Reading Time: 1 minute Improving Electronics & Embedded Systems Development on Corporate Level (CMMI REQM Level 2) for an US-based automotive OEM.
Description: An US-based automotive OEM started to optimise the embedded systems development processes on corporate level to CMMI Dev. 1.2 Level 2.

To steer the improvement activities in the development centers Germany, Sweden, and US a Software Engineering Process Group (SEPG) was established with action groups headed by an external subject matter expert for each of the CMMI process areas

Process Area Abbreviation
Configuration Management CM
Measurement and Analysis MA
Project Monitoring and Control, Project Planning PMC, PP
Process and Product Quality Assurance PPQA
Requirements Management / Development REQM, RD
Supplier Agreement Management SAM

Pilot projects were chosen to test and optimise improvements and to coach employees.

I was in charge as team lead and subject matter expert for process groups REQM, RD in international development centers Germany, Sweden, US.

Industry: Automotive, OEM
QM model applied: CMMI Dev. 1.2 L2
Size: 100 ppl: OEM, supplier and sub-contractors.

: Hans Mestrum, via flickr.com, .