July 19, 2002 – Intergraph Consulting Private Ltd. of India, subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation, has received Capability Maturity Model (CMM) Level 5 certification from the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) of the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. CMM Level 5 is the highest level of process quality certification awarded by SEI for software development and services.
Intergraph Consulting’s journey of excellence and quest for quality certification began in 1997 with the study of internationally recognized approaches to quality such as Kaizan, ISO, CMM, TQM, and Rapid Development. Intergraph Consulting focused on SEI CMM model because it closely maps and adds value to the organization’s business needs.
In its rigorous assessment of process quality at Intergraph Consulting, SEI examined practices for planning, engineering, and managing software development, maintenance, and certification. The SEI assessment for software development and services was conducted by a 16-member team headed by Thummalapalli Srinivas from KPMG, a certified lead assessor from SEI USA. The assessment covered all types of projects across different product lines at Intergraph Consulting.