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English definition of “capability maturity model”

capability maturity model

noun [C]     ( abbreviation CMM)
IT, MANAGEMENT a five-stage method for developing and improving computer programs or management processes in order to meet high standards: Contractors may be required to perform specific software engineering tasks such as: process definition, software metrics, and capability maturity models.
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