Appendix D. Requirements Management in the SEI-CMM and within ISO 9000

Requirements Management in SEI-CMM

In November 1986, the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), at Carnegie-Mellon University, began developing a process maturity framework to help developers improve their software process. In September 1987, the SEI released a brief description of the process maturity framework, later amplified in Watts Humphrey's Managing the Software Process (1989). By 1991, this framework had evolved into what has become known as version 1.0 of the Capability Maturity Model, or CMM. In 1993, version 1.1 of the CMM was released (SEI 1993). Version 1.1 defines five levels of software maturity for an organization and provides a framework for moving from one ...

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