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Article: (MA) How to apply CMMI Measurement and Analysis (MA) in my organization as per CMMI? by Rajendra Khare
The primary objective of CMMI Measurement and Analysis (MA) Process Area is to develop the practice of fact-based decision making. The decision can be based on facts only when the key performance results are available to take a rational and objective decision. CMMI Measurement and Analysis Process Area helps in the development and maintaining a repository of Performance Measurement Data in the organization. This repository helps in the better control of critical project parameters like – schedule, effort, cost, defects,cost of quality, etc. It also helps in mid-course correction when the project is going off-track on key performance parameters.
Article: (MA) Planning for Measurement by The Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
https://seir.sei.cmu.edu - There are probably so many things in your organization to measure that you could easily become overwhelmed by the opportunities. But for measurement to be effective, it must be designed and targeted to support your business goals. To begin planning your measurement activities, ask yourself "What do I want to know or learn?"
This page offers selected resources to help you get started planning for measurement.
Article: (MA) IMPLEMENTING MEASUREMENT AND ANALYSIS by Neil Potter and Mary Sakry
http://www.processgroup.com - Introduction The Measurement and Analysis (MA) Process Area in the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)* provides a solid infrastructure for implementing a measurement program. In this article we will describe the practices of MA and give some examples of practice implementations. MA Purpose From the CMMI text, the purpose of Measurement and Analysis is to develop and sustain a measurement capability that is used to support management information needs.
Presentation: (MA) Measurement Systems Analysis MSA for Suppliers by Raytheon
http://www.raytheon.com - Qualification of a measurement system for use by quantifying its accuracy, precision, and stability – Understand the quality characteristics of measurement – Understand the method for establishing measurement capability – Define the requirements of the measurement system
Atricle: (MA) Introducing CMMI Measurement and Analysis Practices into Scrum-based Software Development Process by Viljan Mahnic and Natasa Zabkar
http://www.naun.org - I. INTRODUCTION UMEROUS agile methods  have appeared in the last decade that – in contrast to disciplined approach advocated by the quality models like CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration ) – value individuals and interactions over processes and tools, working software over comprehensive documentation, customer collaboration over contract negotiation, and responding to change over following a plan .
Presentation: (MA) Best Practices in Measurement for Process Improvement by Dr. Joyce Statz
https://seir.sei.cmu.edu - Practical Software and Systems Measurement guidance program funded by DoD for more than a decade, augmented by volunteer efforts of people in more than 50 organizations focused on project-level measurement; extensible to other areas uses a systematic measurement process which is the basis for CMMI Measurement and Analysis and ISO 15939 international standard on software measurement provides best practice examples of measurement specifications, indicators/graphs, case studies, tools and specific guidance (plug-in for RUP, PSM Insight tool, ES tool for collecting object-oriented design measures for Java and C++, enterprise measurement report, experience reports and more)
Presentation: (MA) Navigating the Speed Bumps for Measurement and Analysis by Beth Layman and Joyce Statz
https://seir.sei.cmu.edu - First: Cover the “potholes” Be able to identify elements of Practical Software and Systems Measurement(PSM) that address common problems Then: Find your way among the “speed bumps” Be able to cope with common measurement challenges, based on experience from the workshop And then: Navigate the unknown Be able to locate help for measurement puzzles
Presentation: (MA) A Simple Process Performance Model by James D. McHale
https://seir.sei.cmu.edu - Subtitle: The Advantage of High-Maturity Thinking in a Lower-Maturity Organization Fallacy: Any time spent on the higher maturity level practices while attempting to achieve CMMI ML2 or ML3 is, by definition, wasted effort.
Radical Thought #1: Any time spent implementing policies and practices at ML2 and ML3 that does not support the higher maturity level CMMI practices violates the intent of the model.
Article: (CMMI) Which CMMI® Institute Model Will Take Your Organization to the Next Level? by CMMI Institute
www.cmmiinstitute.com - Discover Which CMMI® Institute Model Will Take Your Organization to the Next Level!
CMMI Institute models help identify and improve the key capabilities that elevate your organization's performance, quality, and profitability. Many times in business, the problem or solution is not so obvious. With proven best practices, CMMI Institute models allow you to see how your organization's existing processes measure up and where performance improvements are needed. The result?