Causal Analysis and Resolution

A Support Process Area at Maturity Level 5

Purpose

The purpose of Causal Analysis and Resolution (CAR) is to identify causes of defects and problems and take action to prevent them from occurring in the future.

Introductory Notes

The Causal Analysis and Resolution process area involves the following activities:

• Identifying and analyzing causes of defects and problems

• Taking actions to remove causes and prevent the occurrence of those types of defects and problems in the future

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