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SMS Appraised CMMI Maturity Level 3

McLean, VA | June 28, 2024:  SMS announced today it was appraised at Level 3 of ISACA Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI©) for Development (DEV) and Services (SVC). The appraisal was performed by Saganika Corporation.

CMMI is a proven, outcome-based performance model and the globally accepted standard for improving capability, optimizing business performance and aligning operations to business goals.

This re-appraisal at Maturity Level 3, first achieved in 2012, validates SMS continues to perform at a “defined” level with repeatable processes that are well understood and detailed in standards, procedures, tools and methods. These processes, continuously improved over the past 12 years, are the basis for Maturity Level 3.

“Organizations worldwide are harnessing CMMI to elevate their business performance to new heights, creating a sustainable competitive advantage in the process,” said John Ladd, SMS Chief Operating Officer. “SMS is proud to achieve this CMMI appraisal level as evidence of our high- quality approach to service delivery.”

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SMS has served the advanced information technology needs of the federal government since 1976, delivering talented teams and innovative, cost-effective solutions and services to support our customers’ missions for more than 47 years. SMS is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with offices and on-site operations at customer locations throughout the United States. For additional information, visit


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