Organizational Process Definition: A Process Management Process Area at Maturity Level 3


The purpose of Organizational Process Definition (OPD) is to establish and maintain a usable set of organizational process assets, work environment standards, and rules and guidelines for teams.

Introductory Notes

Organizational process assets enable consistent process execution across the organization and provide a basis for cumulative, long-term benefits to the organization. (See the definition of “organizational process assets” in the glossary.)


OPD contains the specific practices that capture the organization’s requirements, standards, and guidelines to be used by all projects across the organization.

The organization’s process asset library ...

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