Friday, July 31, 2015

New CMMI-DEV and CMMI-SVC courses added for Fall 2015!

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Join us on September 15th - 17th/18th, 2015: Introduction to CMMI-DEV Training - Southeast Michigan with optional CMMI-SVC Supplement!

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Join us on September 29th-October 1st/2nd, 2015: Introduction to CMMI-DEV Training - Fairfax, VA with optional CMMI-SVC Supplement!

Monday, July 27, 2015

Halfaker Partners with Broadsword to Better Serve Customers

Technology Leader Demonstrates Commitment to Process and Performance Improvement

ARLINGTON, VA, July 27, 2015 - Halfaker and Associates (Halfaker), a technology solutions provider within the Federal Government, health, intelligence, defense and security sectors, announced a strategic partnership with Broadsword Solutions (Broadsword) to assist Halfaker in pursuing its commitment to continuous improvement, using the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).

Broadsword will assist Halfaker’s CMMI journey to achieve Maturity Level 3 in the CMMI for Development v1.3 (CMMI-DEV v1.3 ML3), allowing Halfaker to streamline the adoption of business practices guided by the CMMI. Pursuing Maturity Level 3 illustrates Halfaker’s commitment to process maturity in a broad range of project management and engineering process areas, and the firm's focus on quality.

“Our culture at Halfaker centers on Continuing to Serve our Nation, our clients, and our local community through innovative technology solutions. By investing in process improvement maturity, such as CMMI Maturity Level 3 and ISO 9001:2008, we are better able to serve our clients through effective project planning, management, and delivery,” said Halfaker’s President and CEO, Dawn Halfaker. “We are excited to partner with Broadsword in this endeavor and selected them based on their commitment to the Agile philosophy within CMMI.”

“Halfaker has an awesome success story, and by making the decision to adopt CMMI as a framework for performance improvement, Halfaker continues to distinguish themselves as an industry leader,” said Broadsword’s president, Jeff Dalton. “Our deep experience with federal government, health care, defense, and intelligence, as well as our background in management consulting, engineering and process improvement will help Halfaker expand their capabilities to deliver the highest possible value to their customers in the health, intelligence, defense and security sectors.”

ABOUT HALFAKER

Halfaker and Associates (www.halfaker.com) creates innovative and practical technology solutions in the areas of Advanced Analytics, Software Engineering, IT Infrastructure and Cyber Security within health, intelligence, defense, and security sectors to help government organizations perform their critical missions. We are proud to be a service-disabled veteran-owned, woman-owned, 8(a), small business. To learn more about Halfaker, please visit www.halfaker.com.

ABOUT BROADSWORD

Broadsword is a Process Innovation firm and CMMI Institute Partner 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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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Raydon Corporation Achieves CMMI Maturity Level Three

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Port Orange, FL (July 22, 2015) – Today, Raydon Corporation (Raydon), a world leader in simulation training to the U.S. Military, confirmed its high quality software and hardware development capabilities with the achievement of Maturity Level Three in the CMMI for Development v1.3 (CMMI-DEV v1.3 ML3).

CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) is a process improvement framework for software and engineering systems developed by Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI), working closely with industry, academia, US defence and US government organizations.

Maturity Level Three indicates that when appraised, Raydon was found to be achieving a combination of specific and generic goals in a broad range of process areas.

“Raydon's core strategic goals of developing and delivering the most relevant and measurably effective Virtual Training at the lowest cost per training hour are executed through agileCMMI. The increased operating efficiency will continue to drive up the company's revenue per employee while providing a tight scalable process across many better aligned company functions,” said Mike Vollmar, CEO of Raydon.

Raydon worked with Broadsword Solutions Corporation (Broadsword) to apply its agileCMMI Methodology to streamline the CMMI appraisal process, making the process more useful and efficient. The partnership enabled Raydon to add more rigor and measurements to its processes, in support of making better decisions and better serving its clients.

Broadsword’s President, Jeff Dalton, said, “By successfully adopting CMMI as a framework for performance improvement, and achieving a CMMI Maturity Level Three Rating, Raydon has demonstrated their credentials as a leading provider of high quality training systems and services.”

To learn more about Raydon Corporation and all of the firm’s capabilities, please visit www.raydon.com.

ABOUT RAYDON CORPORATION

Raydon Corporation has been at the leading edge of virtual training technology for almost three decades, long depended on by the U.S. armed forces for providing dependable and affordable simulation-training products and solutions. Raydon provides a wide range of trainers that include Unstabilized Gunnery Trainers™, Conduct of Fire Trainers for Tanks & Bradley’s, Route Clearance, Stryker and Convoy Trainers.

ABOUT BROADSWORD SOLUTIONS CORPORATION

Broadsword is a Process Innovation firm and CMMI Institute Partner 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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