GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SGT, Inc. today announced that effective August 19, 2016 it has been appraised at Maturity Level 5 of both the Development and Services models of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)®; making it just the second company in the United States and twenty-second in the world to currently have achieved the highest levels for both models concurrently. SGT's appraisal applies to the following domains: Engineering, Science, Information Technology Services, and Program/Project Management for development and services projects for Civil and Defense Customers.
The appraisal was performed by Process Strategies, Inc. CMMI is a capability improvement framework that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes that ultimately improve their performance. An appraisal at Maturity Level 5 indicates that the organization is performing at an "optimizing" level. At this level, an organization continually improves its processes based on a quantitative understanding of its business objectives and performance needs. The organization uses a quantitative approach to understand the variation inherent in the process and the causes of process outcomes.
"This appraisal signifies SGT's ongoing commitment to implementing the most effective continuous improvements and process optimizations possible. SGT is proud to be among a small and elite group of organizations who have reached this highest level of CMMI maturity worldwide," commented Emily Broderick, Vice President of SGT's Quality and Safety Division and Corporate Quality Officer.
SGT provides award-winning, high-value engineering, mission operations, scientific, and IT service solutions to a wide array of federal government agencies nationwide. Founded in 1994 by Harold Stinger and Dr. Kam Ghaffarian, SGT is headquartered in Greenbelt, Maryland with locations throughout the country. With the focus on our commitment to integrity, customers and employees we partner with our customers and teammates to deliver innovative solutions for today's most challenging problems. Additional information about SGT is available at www.sgt-inc.com.
The CMMI Institute (CMMIInstitute.com) is the global leader in the advancement of best practices in people, process, and technology. The Institute provides the tools and support for organizations to benchmark their capabilities and build maturity by comparing their operations to best practices and identifying performance gaps. For over 25 years, thousands of high-performing organizations in a variety of industries, including aerospace, finance, health services, software, defense, transportation, and telecommunications, have earned a CMMI maturity level rating and proved they are capable business partners and suppliers.
SGT provides technology solutions and services to the United States government for space programs, national security and civilian operations. For more than 20 years, our dedicated staff of nearly 2,500 employees has delivered high-value engineering, mission operations, IT and science solutions that yield high-performing and cost-effective government programs.
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