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The Power of Pilot Testing

Process improvement planning is the focus of “The Power of Pilot Testing: Validating Processes that Are Strengthened by the CMMI.” This eBook is a guide for organizations seeking to uncover and correct errors in processes that are strengthened by the CMMI, before rolling them out to the whole company, and without adding significant overhead. “The Power of Pilot Testing” was developed from some of the highest traffic posts of the popular blog, run by CMMI Appraiser Jeff Dalton, President of Broadsword Solutions, and Laura Adkins, Senior CMMI Consultant. They share their experiences leading organizations in supercharging engineering performance, increasing productivity, and reducing risk, based on Broadsword’s structured agileCMMI approach. Learn to apply these concepts with “The Power of Pilot Testing: Validating Processes that Are Strengthened by the CMMI,” a practical exploration of process improvement planning.

About the Author(s)
Jeff Dalton

Jeff Dalton is Chief Evangelist at, a Research and Development organization that studies agile leadership. He is a technology executive with over 30 years of experience as a CTO, CIO, and VP of Product Development, and for the past fifteen years has been CEO of Broadsword and AgileCxO. He is an executive agile coach, agile assessor, and instructor, a regular conference speaker, and author of both “Great Big Agile: An OS for Agile Leaders” and “The Guide to Scrum and CMMI: Improving Agile Performance with CMMI.” In his spare time, Jeff is an instrument-rated pilot and plays bass in a jazz band. He has degrees in music and computer science.

Laura Adkins

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