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Evaluations and Appraisals

 

PYXIS Systems International, Inc. has experience in providing support for SCAMPIs (Standard CMMIŽ Appraisal Method for Process Improvement) appraisals (Class A, CLassB and Class C) and internal evaluations. Each of these evaluation / appraisal methods has its place as is elaborated below. In each case PYXIS Systems International, Inc. is knowledgeable and cost-effective in implementing your requirements.

 

Standard CMMI ® Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI SM ) Class A

PYXIS Systems International, Inc. can assist your company in a most cost effective and efficient manner in the conduct of a SCAMPI SM appraisal. This Class A appraisal reviews the documents from a sampling of projects in the organization and interviews appropriate personnel to understand that institutionalization of the processes have taken place. This is the most formal appraisal method and may result in a Maturity Level rating or Capability Level ratings if requested by the appraisal sponsor.

 

Class B Appraisal

The Class B appraisal reviews the documents from a sampling of projects in the organization and interviews appropriate personnel to understand that institutionalization of the processes have taken place. It is handled as a dry run for the Class A appraisal by PYXIS Systems International, Inc. PYXIS Systems International, Inc. also uses this opportunity as a training session for the appraisal participants to prepare them for the upcoming Class A.

 

Class C Appraisal

The Class C appraisal reviews the documents from a sampling of projects in the organization to understand that the processes are in use within the organization. It is handled as a first look appraisal by PYXIS Systems International, Inc. to see if the organization has instituted its processes on at least one project or a virtual (combination from multiple projects) project. The Class C results in an action list of what needs to be done to move forward toward the Class B.

 

Internal Evaluations and Gap Anlayses

PYXIS Systems International, Inc. has the experience to tailor an internal evaluation to meet your company's needs. An internal evaluation is often the most cost-effective way to quickly determine the organization's status relative to the CMMI® (DEV, SVC, ACQ) and/or ISO 9001. In both areas, PYXIS Systems International, Inc. is knowledgeable and has performed such internal evaluations.

This is the PYXIS Systems International, Inc. method for evaluating the systems and software process of a supplier organization to gain insight into its process capability. The results support senior management decision-making and help obtain accurate results relative to a reference model. The status of the organization's existing process strengths, weaknesses, and improvement activities helps make better business decisions. PYXIS Systems International, Inc. identifies risks inherent in an organization's development processes that may inhibit achievement of objectives. It provides a measure of the organization's commitment to process improvement. The process capability of an organization provides one means of predicting the most likely outcomes of the next development project.

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