NOTE: This utility is using CMMI 2.0, Release 2.2
(published by the CMMI Institute on March 10, 2021, the most current version)
If you are interested in CMMI v1.3 for systems/software, a search utility for CMMI-DEV v1.3 is available. Likewise, for CMMI v1.3 service organizations, a search utility for CMMI-SVC v1.3 is available.
October 24, 2021; Utility Release 22 This utility is *still* an early beta release. Always confirm results with the official CMMI model, available from ISACA.
The purpose of this page is to facilitate the investigation and study of relationships
between and among the publicly-available contents of the Capability Maturity Model Integration, CMMI, Version 2.0. Use the
Preference Table (below) to establish your search criteria, then click the "Search CMMI" button below
the Preference Table. A separate window or tab will open with the search results. (The same
window will be used for subsequent search displays.)
Please note: this page is in early development and currently only contains process area titles,
Intent statements, Value statement, and Practice statements.
Results produced from this site should be compared to the actual CMMI 2.0, which is available from ISACA. Similarly, the full content of the CMMI 2.0 framework is accessible via an online annual subscription from the CMMI Institute (starting at $50.00 US for a trial version). Additional details on the CMMI Model Viewer are available at CMMI Institute Model Viewer page.
Step 1: Scroll past the preference table (below) until you see the button for: [Search CMMI 2.0 and show results]
Step 2: Click or press the button to initiate the search
Step 3: Review the results, including: Practice Area titles (and acronyms), Intent, Value, and Practice statements
Step 4: Return to this tab/page (Preference Table) and
(a) Exclude what does not interest you (e.g., Intent statements, one or more Capability Areas, etc.)
(b) Add what might interest you (i.e., uncheck the box for [Exclude Capability Area titles]
Step 5: Keep cycling between Steps 3 and 4 until you have something that you find to be a bit useful
Please note that the current algorithms do not attempt to identify or correct illogical combinations
of input fields.
Additionally, this search utility interface preserves the rather horrible 1980's era web page design of the previous CMM and CMMI search utilities. This might make transition from the other search utilities to this one a bit easier for legacy users. (And yes, the CMMI--and it's predecessor frameworks--have been around for quite some time.)
Generally, if you want to display all available contents, leave the "Search for..." boxes blank. From there, it is fairly easy to start
excluding things that you don't want included on your display. You can, for example, exclude the practices at Maturity Level 5 and Maturity Level 4 if you elect to focus only on Maturity Levels 2 and 3. Similarly, you can exclude different types of content, etc.
Also, there are some simple options for adjusting some of the cosmetic aspects of the display such as inclusion or removal of blank lines, removing the record 'header' information, adjusting font size, etc.
Observations and/or recommendations regarding this CMMI 2.0 Search Page are certainly
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