Difference between ISO9000 and SEI-CMM.

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ISO9000

ISO9000 is an international standard of quality management and quality assurance. It certifies the companies that they are documenting the quality system elements which are needed to run a efficient and quality system.

SEI-CMM

SEI (Software Engineering Institute) - Capability Maturity Model (CMM) is specifically for software organizations to certify them at which level, they are following and maintaining the quality standards.

Following are the important differences between ISO9000 and SEI-CMM.

Sr. No.KeyISO9000SEI-CMM.
1DefinitionISO9000 is an international standard of quality management and quality assurance. It certifies the companies that they are documenting the quality system elements which are needed to run a efficient and quality system.SEI-CMM is specifically for software organizations to certify them at which level, they are following and maintaining the quality standards.
2FocusFocus of ISO9000 is on customer supplier relationship, and to reduce the customer's risk.Focus of SEI-CMM is to improve the processes to deliver a quality software product to the customer.
3Target IndustryISO9000 is used by manufacturing industries.SEI-CMM is used by software industry.
4RecognitionISO9000 is univesally accepted accross lots of countries.SEI-CMM is mostly used in USA.
5GuidelinesISO9000 guides about concepts, priciples and safeguards to be in place in a workplace.SEI-CMM specifies what is to be followed at what level of maturity.
6LevelsISO9000 has one acceptance level.SEI-CMM has five acceptance levels.
7ValidityISO9000 certificate is valid for three years.SEI-CMM certificate is valid for three years as well.
8LevelISO9000 has no levels.SEI-CMM has five levels, Initial, Repeatable, Defined, Managed and Optimized.
9FocusISO9000 focuses on following a set of standards so that firms delivery are successful everytime.SEI-CMM focuses on improving the processes.
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Published on 28-Nov-2019 10:49:58
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