Accession Number : ADA301167

Title :   Overview of the People Capability Maturity Model.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INST

Personal Author(s) : Curtis, Bill ; Hefley, William E. ; Miller, Sally

PDF Url : ADA301167

Report Date : SEP 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 80

Abstract : This document provides an overview and an introduction to the People Capability Maturity Model (P-CMM) (Curtis95). Specifically, this document defines the concepts necessary to understand the P-CMM and the motivation and purpose behind the P-CMM. This overview describes the P-CMM structural components, consisting of key process areas within the five maturity levels of the P-CMM, and the principles that underlie each of the maturity levels. Finally, the document addresses potential uses of the P-CMM in assessing organizational practice or guiding improvement of an organization's workforce capability. The document is intended to provide an overview of the concepts of the P-CMM, while the People Capability Maturity Model (Curtis95) describes the key practices for each level of the P-CMM.

Descriptors :   *SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, *QUALITY ASSURANCE, *PROGRAMMERS, ORGANIZATIONS, PERSONNEL, MOTIVATION, PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE