Chapter 5


CMMI Representations

If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1963)

We tend to see our own experiences as the normal process, so we are often amazed that anyone could have taken a different path. But when we do meet up, it’s always fascinating to compare notes about the different ways to get there.

Daniel Gilly, Unix in a Nutshell (1992)

In previous versions of the CMMI models, the user faced a fundamental choice: Do you use the continuous representation or the staged representation? In fact, a distinct, separately published representation was available for ...

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