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CMMI® Assessments: Motivating Positive Change by Donna Dunaway, Marilyn Bush

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Chapter 12. How to Use the Results of an Assessment Productively

Introduction: After an Assessment

After an assessment, either euphoria or shock reigns. Both should quickly give way to a disciplined plan to build on the momentum of the assessment and to follow up its findings and recommendations by putting in place an organization to institute necessary changes. If too much time passes, this momentum—and an assessment’s power to motivate change—evaporates.

This chapter concerns procedures for establishing a post-assessment action plan and addresses crucial questions related to who drives such planning and how it unfolds:

  • 12.1 What happens after an assessment?

  • 12.2 Where does a disciplined post-assessment plan come from? Who drives it? Who makes it ...

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