Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Health Care Sector Leader Increases Its Process Maturity and Organizational Capability

NOVEMBER 16, 2016, Annapolis Junction, MD – Livanta, LLC (Livanta), a provider of business process outsourcing and IT enablement, health information technology and consulting, strategic communications, program integrity, ,and data analysis services for federal and state governments, announced today that it has demonstrated its high quality software development capabilities with the award of CMMI for Development v1.3 at Maturity Level 3 (CMMI-DEV v1.3 ML3).

Maturity Level 3 indicates that, when appraised, Livanta was found to be achieving a combination of specific and generic goals in a broad range of process areas. Livanta, which is an ISO 90001 certified company, worked with Broadsword Solutions Corporation (Broadsword) and its proprietary agile CMMI Methodology to streamline the CMMI appraisal process and make it more useful. Livanta will continue in partnership with Broadsword to help Livanta align ISO and CMMI on its journey toward continuous improvement.

“Broadsword delivered on its commitment to Livanta to help us improve our capability,” said Kirk Grothe, CEO of Livanta. “We’ve been able to improve our project estimating and communication with our internal and external customers. We’ve been more reliable on our delivery timeframes, and most importantly, the quality of deliverables has increased significantly. We are able to measure and quantify what that looks like.”

“In successfully achieving a level of maturity with the CMMI, Livanta demonstrated why they are the expert in health information technology and healthcare consulting,” said Broadsword’s president, Jeff Dalton. “Their passion for being the best company they can be for their customers has been driving them to scale their culture of operational excellence as the company continues to grow. Broadsword is honored to be a part of the journey.”

To learn more about Livanta and all of the firm’s IT capabilities, please visit


Livanta LLC, established in 2004, is a privately-held, government contracting firm headquartered in Annapolis Junction, MD. The company’s success lies within its team of knowledgeable professionals who are committed to providing excellent service and quality products. Livanta employs skilled professionals who specialize in request, receipt, imaging, formatting, and analysis of medical documentation and healthcare claims; financial and compliance audits; statistical sampling; calculating and reporting of claims payment error rates; data analysis and management; system security; IT solutions; and Medicare medical review and appeals review programs.


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