“The practitioner credentials will not only provide a clear path for my growth, it will also help me to communicate and validate my skills to my clients as well as my organization,” said Capri Dye, a CMMI specialist at Hubbert Systems Consulting.

Classroom instruction will be available through the CMMI Institute, but its strategic focus is in providing online learning. The institute’s goal is to create a setting where the best practices and the latest thinking could be delivered in an online context.

“In the next year, we hope that the things we do will make CMMI more accessible, elevate the conversation around performance management and get people focused on the ‘so what’ and ‘who cares’ of work,” said Botula.