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.


Acquisition organizations come in a variety of configurations. For some larger acquisition programs, responsibility for the organizational elements of the model may rest within the program, which gives guidance to the projects within it. In others, a collection of programs may be gathered under a specific organizational executive. Given this diversity, it is difficult to provide specific guidance on the location of the various model elements associated ...

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