MSF for CMMI® Process Improvement


Visual Studio 2005 Team System Provides Industry Process Guidance Through Microsoft Solutions Framework

New Collaboration Enables the Right Guidance, for the Right User, at the Right Time

REDMOND, Wash. — March 9, 2005 — In its continuing effort to provide enterprise software teams with process guidance for life-cycle development, Microsoft Corp. today announced at the Software Engineering Process Group (SEPG) conference its collaboration with the Carnegie Mellon® Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a federally funded research center sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and operated by Carnegie Mellon University. SEI’s Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI®) process guidance will be available to Visual Studio® 2005 Team System developers through the Microsoft® Solutions Framework (MSF). The MSF is a highly extensible, scalable, fully integrated set of software development processes, principles and proven practices incorporated into Visual Studio 2005 Team System to guide software project teams in the delivery of enterprise-ready solutions.

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  1. SBC says:

    this is terrific! having worked on CMM-level projects myself, it’s good to see linkages between MSF and CMMI processes. I hope the conference proceedings will made available to those who can’t attend..