Santa Clara, CA - April, 17, 2015 - Software Engineering Institute (SEI) has officially confirmed that software R&D unit at MERA, a global leader in value-added software R&D services, is compliant with maturity level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)®. The appraisal was performed by Kondakov Consulting.
CMMI® is a capability improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes that ultimately improve their performance. It is one of the most widely recognized models of organizational quality systems for companies involved in software development. The model contains recommendations for all key areas of R&D, Quality Assurance and Management processes.
An appraisal at maturity level 3 indicates the organization is performing at a “defined” level. At this level, processes are well characterized and understood, and are described in
standards, procedures, tools, and methods. During the appraisal, R&D unit of MERA has proved to possess an established and improved over time set of standard processes which form the basis of maturity level 3. “As an Eastern Europe’s leader in ICT R&D services market MERA pays substantial attention to continuous improvement of R&D processes to gradually raise operational efficiency and ensure outstanding level of services. It helps the company to keep compliant with the most reputable quality models and standards recognized by the Software R&D industry, i.e. ISO 9001, TL 9000 and CMMI”, says Igor Piruyan, Vice President of MERA.
“The recent CMMI®-DEV compliance appraisal that we were in charge of has demonstrated maturity of processes at MERA R&D unit - it proved to meet the recommendations and requirements of CMMI Maturity Level 3 and adhere to continuous improvement of processes as part of their corporate culture”, says Alexander Kondakov, founder of Kondakov Consulting.
About Kondakov Consulting
Kondakov Consulting is a privately-held company and the only independent official CMMI Institute Partner in Russia. The company was founded in 2010 by Alexander Kondakov, the leading Russian expert in the field of CMMI® model implementation. The partner status enables Kondakov Consulting to provide a full spectrum of SEI of process improvement services based on CMMI model. For more information, please, visit www.consulting.kondakov.ru.