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Dr. Mary Anne Herndon
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Transdyne Corporation Process Improvement Director
Dr. Mary Anne Herndon has over 20 years experience in providing CMMI courses, appraisals and consulting for small and medium organizations. She is a certified CMMI V2.0 lead appraiser and instructor. For the past 14 years, Dr. Herndon has participated in the evolution of the CMMI models and appraisal methods, including CMMI V2.0, MDDAP Program and the future Safety and Security Practice Areas.
Transdyne's client base includes product and service development, product line support, manufacturing, communications, virtual and mixed reality, avionics, medical manufacturing, cyber security, safety for both commercial and government customers.
As a member of the International Research Consortium (IPRC), a 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).
Dr. Herndon received a PhD in Computer Science from Texas A&M University in 1973.
Selected Publications and Conference Presentations Addressing CMMI-DEV Applications in Small and Medium Organizations .....
Dr. Herndon has over 40 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. Applying CMMI DEV to Blended Reality Applications. Capability Counts Conference, Reston, VA, April, 2019. CC2019.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
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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