Coding With Blinders On

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I saw a horse pulling a carriage the other day and noticed that the horse had blinders on. Blinders are those square pieces of leather on the side of each of the horse’s eyes. It prevents the horse from becoming distracted and allows it to focus on moving ahead when trotting among the city traffic. […]

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AEGIS Retains CMMI ML3 Ratings

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We are very happy once again to announce that our recent CMMI SCAMPI Class A appraisal results are now official. We were appraised as continuing to operate at Maturity Level 3 in two constellations – Development (DEV) and Services (SVC) including Service System Development (+SSD). This was our third ML3 appraisal for SVC+SSD and our fourth […]

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Kanban: Not Just For Making Cars

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Rewind back to 2015. My manager walks in and asks us to gather round as he announces excitedly we’ll be using kanban. “Kanban … isn’t that a manufacturing scheduling system?” I was slightly confused. I studied the concept in college. But I work as an automation tester, how is this relevant to what I do? […]

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AEGIS’ Process Improvement Health Kick

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This is a version of the story I told in January 2016 for the CMMI Institute’s Capability Challenge webinar series and again at the finals in Annapolis on May 9, 2016. The following day, May 10, AEGIS was awarded the inaugural Capability Challenge Championship. I hope you enjoy the story…. Our process improvement journey has […]

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Who uses CMMI? AEGIS!

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AEGIS was first appraised against the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) in 2009. The CMMI helps us deliver consistently high-quality information technology services in both agile and traditional environments. We are currently credited with operating at Maturity Level 3 in both the Development (DEV) and Services (SVC) constellations including Service System Development (SSD). It turns […]

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ONC/CMS eCQM Kaizen Event

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As part of the overarching US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) re-design of the electronic clinical measure testing and certification process, a National Test Bed (NTB) has been proposed to expand clinical measure testing methods while also incorporating earlier and more frequent engagement across a broader range of stakeholders throughout the clinical measure […]

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