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September 12, 2019

BTOES - SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT: Transforming Organizational Capability and Performance Using CMMI V2.0

Courtesy of CMMI Institute, Ronald Lear wrote a synopsis of his speaking session discussing 'Transforming Organizational Capability and Performance Using CMMI V2.0'. Click here to download the full presentation.

Transforming Organizational Capability and Performance Using CMMI V2.0



Preparing for the Future

In business, change is inevitable. To be prepared for what the future will bring, organizations must be constantly looking for ways to improve performance, efficiency, and competitiveness. Repeatable, consistent benchmarking is a proven method for understanding how your organization measures up, and for gaining new perspectives on how to improve. With CMMI V2.0, organizations have access to a broad set of industry best practices and method that can be used to benchmark key functions and drive innovations that increase business performance. 

 Transforming Organizational Capability and Performance Using CMMI V2.0


What is CMMI V2.0?

Designed to optimize business performance in an ever-changing global landscape, the CMMI V2.0 model is a proven set of global best practices that enables organizations to build and benchmark the key capabilities that address the most common business challenges, including:


  • Ensuring Quality
  • Engineering & Developing Products
  • Delivering & Managing Services
  • Selecting & Managing Suppliers
  • Planning & Managing Work
  • Managing Business Resilience
  • Managing the Workforce
  • Supporting Implementation
  • Sustaining Habit & Persistence
  • Improving Performance
  • CMMI V2.0 Key Improvements
  • Improve Business Performance


Business goals are tied directly to operations in order to drive measurable, improved performance against time, quality, budget, customer satisfaction and other key drivers.


Leveraging Best Practices

CMMI V2.0 is a trusted source of proven best practices that will be continuously updated to reflect changing business needs on the new online platform.  Online access and adoption guidance make the benefits of CMMI more accessible than ever.



Build Agile Resiliency and Scale

Direct guidance on how to strengthen agile with Scrum project processes with a focus on performance.


Improving Business Performance

Shifting the paradigm from a process improvement model to a business performance and result model, with clear guidance on performance throughout the product suite.


Benchmarking Capability & Performance

New performance-oriented appraisal method improves reliability and consistency of benchmarks while reducing preparation time and lifecycle costs.




About the Author

Ronald Lear: Transforming Organizational Capability and Performance Using CMMI V2.0Ronald Lear,
Director of IP Development, CMMI Products & Services Chief Architect
CMMI Institute

As the CMMI Institute’s Director of IP Development and Chief Architect of CMMI Products and Services, Ron brings over 34 years of experience with continual performance improvement, quality, and process management to supporting the development and launch of CMMI Products, including CMMI V2.0, the Medical Device Discovery Appraisal Program (MDDAP), and Cybersecurity Assessment products.  Ron is a Certified High Maturity Lead Appraiser (CHMLA), certified Instructor, and experienced consultant in the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration with over 300 appraisals completed to date with multiple global industries and small and large (e.g., Fortune 50/500) organizations, including aerospace, automotive (e.g., U.S. Army Tank Command, Tier 2 and 3 automotive Suppliers, BMW, Volvo), biomedical, defense, finance, healthcare, insurance, IT, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and systems and software integrators.

Ron has also successfully held numerous executive and management roles for product and solution development, service delivery, and supplier management. In these roles, he has managed both small and large teams and projects delivering high-quality software, hardware, systems, and services to a wide variety of clients who are still using those products and services today.   This experience also includes agile, DevOps, and CMMI High Maturity-based development and services efforts.  Besides using the CMMI, Ron has extensive experience delivering solutions to clients leveraging ISO, and numerous other continual improvement and quality models and standards. 

Ron is an accomplished, senior quality and continual improvement executive and advisor and is an internationally recognized leader in several key organizations:

  • CMMI V2.0 Chief Architect
  • Former CMMI V2.0 Sponsor, Architecture Working Group representative, and advisor
  • Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ)
  • Member of the United States ISO 9000 Technical Committee (ISO/TC 176 or TAG 176)
  • Former member of the Conference Board Quality Council
  • Former corporate representative and liaison to the American Productivity and Quality Center (APQC) and ASQ

Ron is an ISO 9001 2015 Lead Auditor and is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE).



The issues in this article are just one of topic areas that are going to be discussed at the Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry (BTOES19). March 18-22, 2019, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort®

BTOES is the industry’s biggest and best, senior-level, cross-industry gathering of Business Transformation & Operational Excellence industry leaders and senior executives.

It also hosts the Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Awardswhich showcase globally the most outstanding organizational achievements through the application of Operational Excellence programs.

The summits hosts a number of private forums for C-Level & Global corporate-level leaders as well as business unit heads.

With over 150 speakers, over 100 sessions, 12 Keynotes, 9 Track Themes, 5 parallel tracks, 60+ track sessions, 50 roundtable discussions, 20 Interactive Workshops, 6 Thought Leader Panels, 5 Leaders Boardrooms, 5 co-located events, the Industry Awards Program, Site Visits, 20+ hours of social networking including 2 gala cocktail parties, dinners, numerous group activities, this is the ultimate event to benchmark, network and drive Operational Excellence to the next level.


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There is a strong focus on Cultural Transformation, Customer Delight, Sustaining an Operational Excellence program, Need for end-to-end Business Transformation, Keeping up with new technologies/impact of digitalization and Leadership Buy-in & Understanding. We dedicated two tracks to advanced technologies, such as AI, Machine Learning, RPA, Predictive Analytics, Blockchain, Cloud infrastructure etc.

The agenda is designed to encourage active meaningful conversations though all day enhanced networking and interaction opportunities, including

  • All-day Refreshment & Themed Breaks

  • 1¼ Hour Hot Breakfast Networking Sessions

  • 1½ Hour Hot Plated Networking Lunches with Topic & Industry Sector focussed tables

  • 1½ Hour Roundtable Sessions by Topic & Industry Sector.

  • Keynote & Themes Panel Sessions

  • Hosted Welcome Receptions from 5.30pm

  • Expanded more lavish Awards Program

  • Newly launched Night Summit for attendees to meet after dinner

For more information or to discuss the summit in more detail please schedule a call below,

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