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A Critical Look at Software Capability Evaluations: An Update
September/October 2009 (vol. 26 no. 5)
pp. 80-83
Terry Bollinger, US Department of Defense
Terry Bollinger and Clement McGowan provide differing viewpoints on the CMM's progress since their 1991 article, "A Critical Look at Software Capability Evaluations."

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Index Terms:
software engineering, SCE, CMM, CMMI, CMMI-DEV, Software Capability Evaluations, Software CMMI, Capability Maturity Model, Capability Maturity Model Integration, process adherence, software metrics
Citation:
Terry Bollinger, Clement McGowan, "A Critical Look at Software Capability Evaluations: An Update," IEEE Software, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 80-83, Sept.-Oct. 2009, doi:10.1109/MS.2009.119
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