Tuesday, May 8, 2012

ASM Research, Inc. Partners with Broadsword Solutions Corporation in a Renewed Commitment to Process and Performance Improvement

ASM to Consolidate the CMMI Adoption of Two Divisions

May 7, 2012.  Fairfax, VA - ASM Research, Inc. (ASM), a leading solutions integrator for government agencies, and Broadsword Solutions Corporation (Broadsword), pioneers of the leading methodology for incremental and iterative process improvement, announced today a strategic partnership to assist ASM in renewing its commitment to continuous improvement, using the Software Engineering Institute's [SEI] Capability Maturity Model Integration, or CMMI.

As pioneers of the agileCMMI methodology for company-wide process and performance improvement, Broadsword will guide the renewal of ASM's maturity level for two of the company's divisions, currently on separate renewal timelines, allowing ASM to streamline the adoption of CMMI for both divisions.

"We were impressed with Broadsword's history of working in the industry, " ASM Vice President David Alderton said.  "They understood the lifecycle well and the challenges we are facing.  We look forward to the objectivity they bring to fine-tuning the different processes we have in place."

"By making the decision to renew their utilization of the architecture and system based on CMMI as a framework for ongoing improvement, ASM continues to distinguish themselves as an industry leader," said Broadsword's president, Jeff Dalton.  "Our deep experience in the industry, as well as our background in management consulting, engineering and process improvement solutions will help ASM expand their ability to deliver the highest possible value to their customers."

About ASM Research

ASM Research, Inc. is a leading solutions integrator headquartered in Fairfax, VA with regional operations in San Antonio, TX; Fort Knox, KY; and Lakewood, NJ.  ASM is focused on using information and technology to solve real world problems for federal, state, and local government organizations.  ASM is an employee-owned company whose more than 30 years of commitment to clients' missions has repeatedly produced extraordinary results.

About Broadsword Solutions Corporation

Based in southeastern Michigan, Broadsword is an SEI Partner and Process Innovation firm that is the world leader in using Agile and Lean methods to drive high performance engineering using their agileCMMI methodology and collaborative consulting and coaching solutions.  Working with great clients like Rockwell Collins, NASA, Boeing, Chrysler, Compuware, and L3 Communications, Broadsword's methods and success is proven throughout North America and the world.