A capability level 1 process is characterized as a performed process.
A performed process is a process that accomplishes the needed work to produce work products; the specific goals of the process area are satisfied.
Although capability level 1 results in important improvements, those improvements can be lost over time if they are not institutionalized. The application of institutionalization (the CMMI generic practices at capability levels 2 and 3) helps to ensure that improvements are maintained.
- GG 1 Achieve Specific Goals
- The specific goals of the process area are supported by the process by transforming identifiable input work products int…