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Transdyne Corporation Process Improvement Director

Dr. Mary Anne Herndon specializes in providing CMMI-DEV v.1.3 resources providing courses, appraisals and consulting for small and medium organizations.  Since 2001, she has been a certified SCAMP v1.3 lead appraiser and SCAMPI Class C and B team leader and an instructor for the Introduction to the CMMI-DEV v1.3.

Since 2007, Transdyne Corporation has supported process improvment activities for commercial and government organizations to improve their project management, engineering, and support functions. such as configuration management, quality assurance and process performance measurement.

 As a member of the International Research Consortium (IPRC),  http://www.sei.cmu.edu/iprc/ir-workshop.html, small settings focus group, she was on the program committee for the first International Workshop on Implementing Formal Process Improvement Models in Small Settings.   She is a member of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and National Defense Industries Association  (NDIA).  She is also actively participating in the development of the NexGen CMMI model as a member of the Plain Language Team.  The charter of this team is to improve the readibility of the NexGen model across the international community.

Selected Publications and Conference Presentations Addressing CMMI-DEV Applications in Small and Medium Organizations .....

Dr. Herndon has over 45 publications and presentations in the areas of process improvement, change management, strategic planning, optimization and effectiveness of risk management in small organizations. 

Recent publications and presentations include:

Herndon, M.A. and Roberson, D.  Using the CMMI-DEV and the Agile Scrum Methodologies to Sustain Process Capability in a Diminishing Environment.  Capability Counts 2016, Annapolis, MD, May, 2016. Capability Counts May 2016.pdf 

Herndon, M.A. and Salars, S.  Using the Equity in AS9100 C to Implement CMMI-DEV Maturity Level 3.  12th Annual CMMI Technology Conference and User Group, Denver, CO, November, 2012. NDIACMMI2012.pdf

Roberson, D and Herndon, M.A.  Using the Agile Methodology to Mitigate the Risks of Highly Adaptive Projects. 10th Annual CMMI Technology Conference and User Group, Denver, CO, November, 2010. NDIACMMI2010.pdf

Herndon, M.A. and Salars, S.  Benefits of Multi-Model Process Improvements in Small-Medium Businesses.   8th Annual CMMI Technology Conference and User Group, Denver, CO, November, 2008. NDIACMMI2008.pdf   

Herndon, M.A.  Benefits of SCAMPI Class C in Small - Medium Organizations. 7th Annual CMMI Technology Conference and User Group, Denver, CO, November, 2007. NDIACMMI2007.pdf

Herndon, M.A.  CMMISM  Instructional Challenges to Systems Engineers
in Small Settings
. 10th Annual Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, November, 2007. NDIASE2007.pdf

Herndon, M.A. and Salars, S.  CMMI Applications in a Small Setting Finance Organization for Process Performance Optimization.  6th Annual CMMI Technology Conference and User Group, Denver, CO, November, 2006. NDIACMMI2006.pdf

Herndon, M.A. and Salars, S.  A Pragmatic Focus in Managing Subcontractor Performance in A Systems Engineering Services Program Via the CMMI, 9th Annual Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, November, 2006. NDIASE2006.pdf

Herndon, M.A. and Salars, S.  Lessons Learned in the Engineering of Process Performance Models on the Journey to Higher Maturity Levels.  5th Annual CMMI Technology Conference and User Group, Denver, CO, November, 2005. NDIACMMI2005.pdf

Herndon, MA. and Salars, S.  Implementing SE Processes to Balance Cost and Technical Performance.  8th Annual Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 2005.  NDIASE2005.pdf

Herndon M.A. and Salars, S.  Two Case Studies in Implementing Model Based Process Improvement in Small Organizations.  International Research Workshop for Process Improvement in Small Settings, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2005.  Two Case Studies.pdf

Wilkie, F. G., R. Jeffery, D. Romach, M. A. Herndon, M. L. Penn and M. Konrad, Motivating Small-to-Medium-Sized Enterprises to Adopt Software Processes, First Workshop, International Process Research Consortium, Seal Beach, CA, August, 2004. (pdf)

Herndon, M. A.  Leveraging Process Optimization (CMMI ML 5) with Strategic Planning, Proceedings of the CMMI Technology Conference (Joint SEI and NDIA), Denver, CO, and November 2004. (pdf)

Herndon, M. A. and Salars, S.  Implementing Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) Effectiveness Performance Goals via CMMI, Proceedings of the NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, Dallas, TX, October 2004. (pdf)

Phillips, M, Herndon, M. A., Penn M. L., and R. Hefner, “Choosing a Supplier: Due Diligence and CMMI Levels”, News@SEI, http://www.sei.cmu.edu/news-at-sei/columns/cmmi-in-focus/cmmi-in-focus.htm.

Herndon, M.A., Phillips, M., Moore, R., J. Walker and L. West.  Interpreting Capability Maturity Model Integration for Services Organizations – a Systems Engineering and Integration Services Example” at http://www.sei.cmu.edu/publications/documents/03.reports/03tn005.html

Herndon, M.A.  Application of the CMMI to Plan and Control Life Cycle Costs, Proceedings of the NDIA Systems Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, October 2003. (pdf) 

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