July 11, 2016
McLean VA — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) today announced its System Delivery Execution organization has been appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development (CMMI-DEV) v1.3 ML 5, the highest certification in systems delivery process and quality management awarded by the CMMI Institute. The appraisal rating was issued following an independent Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI) A appraisal by an independent certified High Maturity Lead Appraiser and team. SCAMPI A is used to assess the strengths and weaknesses of an organization’s processes against CMMI best practices.
The CMMI is a capability improvement framework and benchmark model that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes that ultimately improve their performance. As one of only 11 Fortune 500 companies to receive this designation, the ML 5 rating demonstrates Booz Allen’s ability to implement process-based methodologies applied to software development, with a focus on continual systematic and technological enhancements over time.
For Booz Allen clients, the ML 5 status allows for the delivery of large-scale, high-performing projects that are executed on time, within budget, and beyond expected value with clear and predictable results. Organizations performing at this level are focused on continuous process improvement based on a quantitative understanding of their business objectives and performance needs, and quantitative management of their processes both to predict and achieve systematically the desired performance outcomes for their systems, hardware, and software development and engineering delivery.
“For more than a century, Booz Allen has been developing solutions that address the complex systems development challenges facing our clients,” said Gary Labovich, executive vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton. “To be officially appraised at the highest maturity level is a testament to the firm’s systems capture and delivery capabilities which is part of Booz Allen’s Vision 2020 long-term growth strategy focused on innovation.”
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