Chapter 6

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Integrating the CMMI and Six Sigma: Strategies

If one accepts the value proposition that synergistic implementation of multiple standards and initiatives accelerates the improvement journey and renders it more effective, then the next question is how to go about it. There is not a “one size fits all” solution to this question. However, several common approaches and considerations can be leveraged.

In this chapter, we build on Chapter 4’s research and Chapter 5’s case studies and highlight possible sequencing scenarios, followed by frequently observed strategic approaches to the joint implementation of the CMMI and Six Sigma. Then we ...

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