Monday, May 18, 2015

BROADSWORD EXPANDS MULTI-MODEL IMPROVEMENT SERVICE

Organizations in Auto Industry Use MMI to Align Frameworks and Methodologies

DETROIT, MI, May 18, 2015 – Today Broadsword Solutions Corporation (Broadsword), a performance innovation company, announced that it has expanded capacity to help organizations that have been hindered by a poor integration of popular frameworks and methodologies such as the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), ISO/TS and Auto SPICE.  Now, organizations in the automotive industry can more easily align, streamline and combine these frameworks and methods innovatively for greater results, with Broadsword’s Multi-Model Improvement (MMI) solution.

CMMI is a world-class behavioral model for engineering performance improvement that was developed at Carnegie Mellon University.  In using agile methods to implement CMMI-based solutions, Broadsword pioneered the AgileCMMI approach for improving software development and organizational processes.  MMI is another way Broadsword helps auto industry organizations that have been appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 2 or 3 strengthen the way they do business.

"Multi-Model Improvement is about improving and changing the way your company behaves,” said Broadsword’s president, Jeff Dalton.  “Because our MMI consultants understand the complexity of culture change – and have the skills to help your organization set goals, communicate and solve problems – we help you transform in a positive way, so that you can improve performance, build stronger products and have happier employees and customers.”

Broadsword is celebrating its 10-Year Anniversary by expanding its ability to drive high-performance engineering to more companies.  The firm is using its AgileCMMI methodology in more collaborative consulting, coaching and training solutions, including the Agile Resiliency Architecture (ARA), Agile Transformation, and CMMIxs (“extra small”) for firms under 25 people, along with its newly expanded MMI offering.

“Taking a multi-model improvement approach can help alleviate a lot of problems in the auto industry caused by a poor integration of ISO/TS, CMMI and Auto SPICE,” said Ross Timmerman, Senior Consultant with Broadsword.  “MMI helps you improve requirements churn and volatility, meet schedule and budget, and better perform the work you do every day.”
For more information about MMI, the latest free Webinar in Broadsword’s “Everything You Need to Know” Series, “Multi-Model Improvement!” premiers on Wednesday, May 19, 2015 at noon EDT.  Anyone interested may register for the webinar here.

ABOUT BROADSWORD SOLUTIONS CORPORATION 


Broadsword is a CMMI Institute 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 ADNET, Boeing, Chrysler, Agilex, and L3 Communications, Broadsword has a proven record of success throughout North America and the world.

Broadsword is based in southeastern Michigan and can be reached at www.broadswordsolutions.com.



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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

BROADSWORD ANNOUNCES “EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW” WEBINAR SERIES

Software engineers learn to solve costly business problems using today’s most popular methodologies and frameworks

WATERFORD, MI, May 6, 2015 – Broadsword Solutions Corporation (Broadsword), a performance innovation company, announced today it will host a series of free webinars this month, focused on helping software and engineering professionals get the most out of the leading methodologies and frameworks (Scrum, Extreme Programming, CMMI, A-SPICE, ISO9001) and combine them innovatively for greater results.  “Everything You Need to Know” webinars will be led by Broadsword experts who will share leading practices and insights that attendees can use immediately to increase customer satisfaction, reduce costs and improve organizational performance.  The webinar series is open to organizations of all sizes nationwide.

“Today there is tremendous pressure on IT and engineering firms to improve performance using specific evidence-based frameworks, which often leads to a counterproductive certification-mindset,” said Jeff Dalton, President of Broadsword.  “Webinar attendees will learn a new approach to process and performance improvement that will help them satisfy their customers’ requirements while receiving all of the benefits these frameworks and methodologies were intended to provide, including helping you build higher quality products, have faster delivery, and get predictable, repeatable results.”

Founded in 2005, Broadsword is celebrating its 10-Year Anniversary by expanding its ability to drive high-performance engineering to more companies.  With the release of the “Everything You Need to Know” Webinar series, more learning opportunities will be available to more people, wherever they are in their career journey.

Engineering and software professionals interested in learning more about solving costly business problems with innovative process and performance improvement strategies, models and frameworks are invited to sign up for a webinar in Broadsword’s “Everything You Need to Know” series.

Upcoming webinars this month include:

May 13th – “Everything You Need to Know: Agile Transformation!”

May 19th – “Everything You Need to Know: Multi-Model Improvement!”

May 21st -- “Everything You Need to Know: CMMI for Extra-Small Companies!”

May 26th – “Everything You Need to Know: CMMI!”

To sign up, visit www.broadswordsolutions.com

ABOUT BROADSWORD SOLUTIONS CORPORATION 


Broadsword is a CMMI Institute 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, coaching and CMMI training solutions.  Working with great clients like ADNET, Boeing, Chrysler, Agilex, and L3 Communications, Broadsword has a proven record of success throughout North America and the world.

Broadsword is based outside of Detroit, MI and can be reached at www.broadswordsolutions.com.



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