Test Maturity Model integration (TMMi): Trends of worldwide test maturity and certifications

Vahid Garousi, Erik van Veenendaal

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Test Maturity Model integration (TMMi) is a popular model for maturity assessment and capability improvement of software testing practices in industry. Originally inspired by the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), and managed by the TMMi Foundation, the TMMi specification provides detailed guidelines for assessing and improving testing capabilities of teams and organizations. We present in this paper a status report about TMMi, motivations for and benefits of using TMMi, and how companies have been ranked in each of its process areas.

Original languageEnglish
JournalIEEE Software
Early online date24 Feb 2021
Publication statusEarly online date - 24 Feb 2021

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  • Analytical models
  • Capability maturity model
  • Certification
  • Companies
  • Market research
  • Software testing
  • test maturity certifications
  • Test Maturity Model integration
  • Testing
  • TMMi
  • trend analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software


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