GREENBELT, Md., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSource, Inc., a Maryland-based software development company, has been awarded Capability and Maturity Model (CMM)(R) Level 3 status, a measure of quality assurance for software developers. CMM(R) certification is awarded to companies that demonstrate they consistently follow practices and processes that yield measurable and predictable success in software development. DataSource is a small, woman-owned IT firm that provides custom software development, systems integration and network services to commercial and government clients. "Reaching Level 3 is a real accomplishment," said DataSource President and CEO Pamela Hopkins. "It represents a lot of effort by our employees to adhere to practices that have been proven to assure software quality." The Level 3 evaluation was conducted by an independent team authorized by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University. The SEI developed CMM(R) in order to establish quality assurance standards for software providers. In order to receive certification, companies must exhibit consistent and verifiable use of CMM(R)-defined processes in their software development practices. MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X87541577
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