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The Value Proposition From Capability Maturity Model Integration for Acquisition Version 1.2

Published: 21 July 2008

ID: G00157462

Analyst(s): Richard Ni

Summary

In November 2007, the Software Engineering Institute introduced an IT procurement process standard with the aim of revolutionizing how organizations procure IT. It offers organizations holistic and end-to-end acquisition processes to prevent large IT procurement projects from frequent failure.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • CMMI-ACQ v1.2 and Its Proclaimed Objectives
  • CMMI ACQ v1.2's Value Proposition
    • Significant Content Expansion and Quality Improvement as Compared With the Previous Version
    • Highlighting the Significance and Importance of IT Purchasing
    • Promoting a Balance Between Acquirers' and Suppliers' Roles and Responsibilities
    • Providing Credible, Real-World IT Procurement Process Expertise
    • Defining Prescriptive IT Procurement Capability Levels and Maturity Levels
    • Solicitation and SSAD Processes
    • CMMI-ACQ v1.2 Benefits for Organizations With a Strong Focus on Compliance and Processes
    • Some Process Components Are Especially Beneficial for Organizations With Major Outsourcing Projects
  • What You Need to Know

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