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Understanding CMMI Measurement Capabilities & Impact on Performance: Results from the 2007 SEI State of the Measurement Practice Survey

This presentation details the results of the 2007 SEI State of the Measurement Practice Survey.

Software Engineering Institute


This presentation reviews the purpose and scope of the survey and details a summary of the results, the future of CMMI, and considerations for obtaining parallel samples for 2008.


  • Purpose & scope of the survey
  • Results
    • The respondents & their organizations
    • Measurement resources & infrastructure
    • Value added by measurement
    • Software measures used
    • Data quality & integrity
    • Organizational perspectives on software measurement
  • Summary, lessons learned, and next steps

Presented at the CMMI Technology Conference, November 14, 2007.

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