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StepUp Solutions, Inc., a CMMI Institute (SEI) Partner, is dedicated to helping companies improve their product development processes so they can better meet their projects' cost, schedule, and quality objectives. Diane McDonald, a CMMI Institute-certified professional, and her team have extensive experience in systems, software, and hardware engineering and project management processes, which are based on the Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI®) for Development (CMMI-DEV) and other industry best practices, e.g., ISO, Agile, Automotive SPICE, etc.

StepUp Solutions works with a wide variety of commercial and defense-related companies to provide process improvement consultation, appraisals (SCAMPI A, B, C), and training that are custom designed to meet each company's specific requirements and challenges. Our clients' diverse environments range from small, agile efforts to complex, full-scale development programs.

Other specialties include multi-model process improvement (e.g., CMMI, SPICE, Automotive SPICE, ISO, Six Sigma, Lean, ITIL, Agile) and appraisals involving classified programs. Please see the About Us link above for our credentials.

CMMI v1.3 Update

SPECIAL RATES: In order to foster business process improvement, StepUp Solutions is offering its SCAMPI appraisal services at a reduced rate. Please contact us for more details. more...

Class Update

Register for the next officiIntroduction to CMMI for Development (CMMI-DEV) v1.3 course in the San Francisco Bay Area. The next class will be held during June 2017 in the San Jose/San Francisco Bay Area (exact dates are TBD). Please contact us for course info. Classes are held approximately every 3 months.  more...


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