ESN Achieves CMMI Maturity Level 2 Certification

Engineering Services Network Earns Rating for Development Version 1.2

Jun 22, 2010, 10:35 ET from Engineering Services Network, Inc.

ARLINGTON, Va., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering Services Network Inc. (ESN), a trusted leader in technology and engineering solutions, announced today that it has achieved CMMI® ML 2 for Development Version 1.2.

"This rigorous evaluation certifies that ESN's development and management processes meet the meticulous standards used by the Department of Defense and the federal government," said ESN President and CEO Raymond F. Lopez, Jr.

ESN performs IT, engineering and business consulting services for the U.S. military, Veterans Affairs, and other federal agencies.

The Software Engineering Institute's (SEI) CMMI® ML 2 for Development Version 1.2 is an internationally recognized rating used throughout the industry as a prerequisite for the acquisition of military and government programs with significant systems and software engineering content.

ESN became involved with the CMMI program in May 2008 and achieved CMMI® ML 2 for Development Version 1.2 in January 2010. Certification is maintained through appraisals conducted by a registered outside auditing firm.

To earn the rating, companies must have established well-defined, repeatable and effective standards for project management, hardware and software engineering, systems integration and quality assurance, while maintaining a focus on continual process improvement.

"To achieve CMMI, projects company-wide are randomly selected for appraisal," said Daniel N. Tabor, Corporate Quality Manager at ESN's Chesapeake, VA, site.

Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) is a process improvement program that consists of best practices, which address development and maintenance activities that cover the product/service lifecycle from conception through delivery and maintenance. The program is continually updated to keep pace with new business practices and technology.

"CMMI and ISO requirements have been integrated into a single program for training and auditing purposes," Tabor said.

"This ensures everyone at ESN understands the programs and processes to make CMMI/ISO a part of their day vice an addition to their day keeping ESN efficient and effective in all internal and external endeavors"

ESN (Engineering Services Network, Inc.) is a trusted leader in engineering and technology solutions. For more than a decade, we have been proudly standing shoulder to shoulder with our military and government customers, delivering critical services for missions that matter. ESN provides services in five key areas: engineering and technical support; strategic and program management; testing and evaluation; operations support; and information technology.

Based in Arlington, VA, ESN has regional and field offices throughout the U.S. and worldwide. Founded in 1995, ESN is ISO 9001:2008 certified and has achieved CMMI® ML 2 for Development Version 1.2. ESN customers include the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, Military Sealift Command, Department of Health and Human Services and other federal agencies. Visit us at  ESN is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB).      

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