Part IV: CMMI Helping Address Agile Misapplications

Not all those organizations who call themselves “Agile” implement Agile approaches appropriately. In Chapters 6 and 7, we examine two organizations that run into trouble by misapplying Agile approaches. We learn through these stories about common areas where Agile practices are susceptible to breakdown.

These case studies demonstrate how the CMMI can help organizations that are running into difficulties by providing reminders of practices that are key to success, but often get lost when organizations are growing rapidly and projects are struggling under schedule and technical pressures.

In Chapter 8, we take a closer look at the challenges faced on the people side when moving toward increased ...

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