RESTON, Va., March 21, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has renewed its Software Engineering Institute Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI(R)) level 3 certification rating for services at Raytheon Information Solutions' (RIS) operation in Pasadena , Calif. Additionally, the division obtained level 3 certification for the engineering processes in its Web solutions line of business.
CMMI is recognized worldwide as the standard by which businesses can measure the maturity of their technical and managerial processes. The levels indicate an organization's ability to provide predictable quality while managing and controlling project risks.
"This is a significant achievement, and it's a testament to the creativity and dedication of our talented team in Pasadena , our customers and our partners who have successfully worked together to reach this significant milestone," said TW Scott, RIS vice president.
RIS first attained CMMI Level 3 for services processes in 2004 and later patented the methodology. The certification improves technical processes at the Pasadena operation to effectively design, develop and operate complex science, data and advanced information systems for NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
RIS is a division of Garland, Texas-based Raytheon Intelligence and
Information Systems (IIS). In 2006, IIS reached a CMMI Level 3 benchmark that
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Note to Editors:
CMMI maturity levels are increasingly used by government agencies and contractors to evaluate the potential for organizations to produce quality products on time and within budget. Independent, third party appraisers reviewed Pasadena operations using the prescribed standard CMMI Service Mark appraisal method for process improvement.
SOURCE Raytheon Company