28 November 2011, Trivandrum: IBS Software, one of the leading providers of new generation IT solutions to the global Travel, Transportation and Logistics industry, has been re-appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 5, the world-wide benchmark in quality standards for software companies. This was announced by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), Carnegie Mellon University, USA. The appraisal was conducted by KPMG and included stringent reviews of the processes followed by IBS for software development and service delivery. With this appraisal, IBS retains its membership in an elite group of around 200 organizations across the globe to achieve this level – the highest an organization can attain in the CMMI framework. IBS had been appraised at Level 5 against earlier versions of the CMMI model in 2002 and 2006.
CMMI is a process improvement model used to assess the maturity of a company's software development processes and practices. Level 5 indicates the highest level of process maturity and reflects an rganization's capability to evolve and implement best practices in development of products and services through innovative process and technological enhancements.
“Today CMMI Level 5 is the defining quality standard for software and systems development. Our solutions manage mission critical operations of some of the largest airlines, airports, oil & gas companies and cruise liners and hence it is vital to ensure stringent application of quality processes
at all times. This assessment is a testimony to our continued commitment to add value to our customers businesses through best-in-class solutions, process maturity and delivery excellence” said Arun Hrishikesan, Chief Technology Officer, The IBS Group