Thursday, November 10, 2011

Broadsword announces new CMMI Training Class in D.C.!

Broadsword Solutions Corporation, in partnership with CC PACE Presents:


 "Introduction to CMMI-DEV" in Fairfax, VA February 11-13, 2013!

Earn 24 PDU's towards your PMI PMP certification!
This 3-day CMMI Institute Authorized CMMI Training course provides attendees with a detailed overview of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).  This is the perfect course to learn about the leading framework for improving software and systems development in your company, and is critical if you're considering CMMI Level 2 or CMMI Level 3.

Your instructor is Jeff Dalton, a Certified SCAMPI Lead Appraiser, Certified CMMI Instructor, Candidate SCAMPI Appraiser Observer, author, and consultant with years of real-world experience with the CMMI in all types of organizations.  Jeff has taught this class to well over 1000 students and has received an aggregate satisfaction score of 4.97 out of 5 from his students.

Completion of this course is recommended for anyone with an interest in improving software and engineering product development processes, and is required for those who wish to participate in a CMMI SCAMPI Appraisal, those who wish to enroll in Intermediate Concepts of CMMI, and those who wish to undergo CMMI SCAMPI Lead Appraiser training or CMMI Instructor training.      

When:       February 11-13, 2013 /  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (1:00PM on day 3)
Where:      Fairfax, VA
                 CC PACE Training Center
                
Size:          Maximum of 20 (register early!)
Tuition:     $1300 (that's more than 30% off!)


Register here


If you need to register using a Purchase Order please call 248.341.3367 or email training@broadswordsolutions.com.

Bonus Content!  You won't get this from anyone else!
In addition to the SEI Authorized course material, your instructor will present two Broadsword exclusive course modules.  These modules have proven to be the highlight of the course and are only offered by Broadsword:
  • The Secrets of SCAMPI Appraisals
A survey of the SCAMPI Appraisal method and a look inside an actual CMMI SCAMPI Appraisal
  • Agile CMMI: Process Innovation at the Speed of Life
A discussion about the compatibility of CMMI with Agile computing methods and how to apply process maturity in an agile setting

What's include with this course?                                                          
  • Three day v1.3 CMMI Institute authorized course
  • CMMI Institute Authorized training materials
  • Broadsword exclusive training materials
  • Course completion certificate provided by the SEI
  • A copy of CMMI: Guidelines for Process Integration and Product Improvement
  • Breakfast and lunch all three days
  • Carnegie-Mellon University Continuing Education Units (2.5) or 24 PMI PDUs

Questions?                                                                                   
If you have questions please email us at training@broadswordsolutions.com or call us at 248.341.3367 and we would be happy to assist you.
For more information about Broadsword please visit: http://www.broadswordsolutions.com

Register here

Monday, October 17, 2011

Broadsword launches SCRUM+CMMI Learning Experience

Broadsword launches SCRUM+CMMI Learning Experience

Trying to figure our how Scrum and CMMI can work together?  Try Broadsword's Scrum+CMMI Learning Experience, a hands-on learning session that uses Scrum to teach you about Scrum - and how CMMI can make it even better!

A Scrum Team teaches us about Scrum Artifacts using Haiku


 A Scrum team presents a skit: "The Scrum Elements"


A Scrum team used the CMMI to make Scrum even stronger

A Scrum team conducts Sprint Planning,
and makes sure it's complete using the CMMI


Contact Broadsword for the Scum Learning Experience
at info@broadswordsolutions.com

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Broadsword announces "Introduction to CMMI v1.3" Training Class in November

Broadsword Announces new CMMI Training in November

CMMI Version 1.3 is here!  Be among the first to attend this great class!

Earn 24 PDU's for your PMI certification!
This 3-day SEI Authorized CMMI Training course provides attendees with a detailed overview of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).  It provides systems engineers, software developers, project managers, and process professionals with an understanding of how to use the CMMI, a model that is the defacto standard and leading framework for software process improvement.
Your instructor is Jeff Dalton, a Certified SCAMPI Lead Appraiser, Certified CMMI Instructor, Candidate SCAMPI Appraiser Observer, author, and consultant with years of real-world experience with the CMMI in all types of organizations.  Jeff has taught this class to well over 1000 students and has received an aggregate satisfaction score of 4.97 out of 5 from his students.
Completion of this course is recommended for anyone with an interest in improving software and engineering product development processes, and is required for those who wish to participate in a CMM SCAMPI Appraisal, those who wish to enroll in Intermediate Concepts of CMMI, and those who wish to undergo CMMI SCAMPI Lead Appraiser training or CMMI Instructor training.      

When:       November 2nd-4th, 2011 /  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (1:00PM on the 4th)
Where:      Troy, MI
                 Central Michigan University
                 1650 Research Drive
                 Troy, MI 48083
Size:          Maximum of 20 (register early!)
Tuition:     $1300 (that's more than 30% off!)

If you need to register using a Purchase Order please call 248.341.3367 or email training@broadswordsolutions.com.

Bonus Content!  You won't get this from anyone else!
In addition to the SEI Authorized course material, your instructor will present two Broadsword exclusive course modules.  These modules have proven to be the highlight of the course and are only offered by Broadsword:
  • The Secrets of SCAMPI Appraisals
A survey of the SCAMPI Appraisal method and a look inside an actual CMMI SCAMPI Appraisal
  • Agile CMMI: Process Innovation at the Speed of Life
A discussion about the compatibility of CMMI with Agile computing methods and how to apply process maturity in an agile setting
What's include with this course?                                                          
  • Three day v1.3 SEI authorized course
  • SEI Authorized training materials
  • Broadsword exclusive training materials
  • Course completion certificate provided by the SEI
  • A copy of CMMI: Guidelines for Process Integration and Product Improvement
  • Breakfast and lunch all three days
  • Carnegie-Mellon University Continuing Education Units or 24 PMI PDUs
  • CMMI v1.3 quick-reference card
  • CMMI v1.3 Reference Poster
Questions?                                                                                   
If you have questions please email us at training@broadswordsolutions.com or call us at 248.341.3367 and we would be happy to assist you.
For more information about us please visit: http://www.broadswordsolutions.com

Friday, September 9, 2011

Into to CMMI v1.3 November 2-4 in Michigan!

Introduction to CMMI v1.3 in Michigan!

CMMI v1.3 is here!

Join us in beautiful Troy, Michigan at Central Michigan University for “Introduction to CMMI” v1.3 November 2nd-4th, 2011.
Your instructor is Jeff Dalton, a Certified Lead Appraiser and CMMI Instructor.  Learn more about Jeff here.
This SEI Authorized course will prepare attendees for adopting the Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development (CMMI-DEV) v1.3, the newest version recently released by the the SEI.
Intro to CMMI”  provides Systems and Software engineers, project managers, testers, and business analysts with everything they need to know to get started with CMMI.
Register by September 30th and receive and additional $200 of the already low price.
Register today at www.broadswordsolutions.com
Broadsword is a Process Innovation firm that helps put your company on the path to greatness.  We are authorized by the SEI to deliver CMMI Training and CMMI Appraisals.
CMMI and SEI are registered trademarks of Carnegie Mellon University.
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Saturday, July 16, 2011

CMMI Training in TROY, MI November 2-4, 2011!

REGISTER TODAY for our next midwest "Introduction to CMMI" training course in Troy, MI!  This course, an introduction to CMMI-DEV, is a required training class for participation on a SCAMPI Appraisal Team, and is highly recommended for process leaders in any company.

You can register today and save 35% plus an early-bird discount at http://www.broadswordsolutions.com/

Thursday, June 16, 2011

New CMMI Training Opportunity

The Secrets of SCAMPI Appraisals.  Free Webinar!

CMMI and SCAMPI Version 1.3 is here!  
This hour-long webinar takes you inside a SCAMPI Appraisal where you will learn things that previously were only known to Lead Appraisers and Appraisal Team Members.
With SCAMPI v1.3 there are new sampling rules along with new rules of evidence.  If you are considering an appraisal you owe it to yourself to attend this webinar and learn how the Lead Appraiser and Appraisal Team Members will be evaluating your organization.

Topics covered include:
  • Overview of SCAMPI
  • New Sampling Rules
  • Classes of Appraisals
  • Selecting an Organizational Unit
  • Training and Experience Requirements to be a Team Member
  • Rules of Evidence
  • Conducting the Preliminary and Final Findings Review
... and more!

Our guest speaker is is Jeff Dalton, a Certified SCAMPI Lead AppraiserCertified CMMI Instructor, Candidate SCAMPI Appraiser Observer, author, and consultant with years of real-world experience with the CMMI in all types of organizations.  Jeff has taught the formal "Introduction to CMMI" three-day class to well over 1000 students and has conducted dozens of appraisals.

When:       Friday July 8th, 2011 /  2:00PM - 3:00 PM 
Where:      Online
                 
Size:        Maximum of 100 (register early!)
For more information about us please visit: http://www.broadswordsolutions.com

Friday, June 10, 2011

Don't miss our Free June Webinar: CMMI - Everything you need to know!

Register now! All you need to know to get started with CMMI
                                                                   
CMMI Version 1.3 is here!  
This two hour webinar provides with everything you need to know to get started with with the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).  It will provide systems engineers, software developers, project managers, and process professionals with a basic understanding of how to use the CMMI, a model that is the defacto standard and leading framework for software process improvement.
Our guest speaker is is Jeff Dalton, a Certified SCAMPI Lead AppraiserCertified CMMI Instructor, Candidate SCAMPI Appraiser Observer, author, and consultant with years of real-world experience with the CMMI in all types of organizations.  Jeff has taught the formal "Introduction to CMMI" three-day class to well over 1000 students and has conducted dozens of appraisals.

When:       Friday June 10, 2011 /  2:00PM - 4:00 PM 
Where:      Online
                 
Size:        Maximum of 100 (register early!)
For more information about us please visit: http://www.broadswordsolutions.com

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

April Introduction to CMMI class in Dayton has one more seat!

Only one more seat is available for our Aptil 27th "Introduction to CMMI" training course!  This course, an introduction to CMMI-DEV, is a required training class for participation on a SCAMPI Appraisal Team, and is highly recommended for process leaders in any company.

You can register today and save 34% at http://www.broadswordsolutions.com/

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Early-bird pricing now open for Broadsword's "Introduction to CMMI" class in Troy, MI

Looking for an "Introduction to CMMI" training class?  Planning on being part of a CMMI Appraisal?  Take advantage of early-bird pricing for our "Intro to CMMI v1.3" class in Troy, MI June 1st - 3rd and save $200!
Enter the code "EARLY" on the registration screen for instant savings!

Only a few seats left in our April "Introduction to CMMI" training class!

Broadsword has only a few seats left in our April 27-29 "Introduction to CMMI" training class in Dayton, OH.  This class, which is brand new with the release of CMMI v1.3, is the three-day course authorized by the SEI and will include not only the "Introduction to CMMI v1.3" training materials, but will also include content not available anywhere else.  "CMMI+Agile: Why not implement both?" and "The Secrets of SCAMPI Appraisals" will be presented in a brown-bag session during lunch on the first and second day.

You can register and save 30% at http://www.broadswordsolutions.com/.

Broadsword's April Webinar was a great success!

Our April Webinar was attended by almost 100 listeners from all over the world.  "Upgrade to CMMI v1.3: What you need to know!" was help on April 1st and was kicked off by one of our great project sponsors from Battelle Memorial Institute.  "We went through a rigorous selection process where we narrowed our choices down to ten CMMI consulting firms.  We went with Broadsword because of their proven track record and their AgileCMMI methodology" said Battelle's CMMI program manager.

Webinar presentations can be downloaded at Broadsword's Premium Content site at www.broadswordsolutions.com/resources


Don't miss our May Webinar: "CMMI+Agile: Driving Radical Change."  Sign up at http://broadswordsolutions.com.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

New Clients in New York and Detroit!

We are pleased to announce two new clients.  One in New York builds hardware and software for the New York Transit System, and the other in Detroit that builds diagnostic systems for automobiles.  We're proud of our excellent client base and thank all of our great clients for trusting us with their CMMI and Process Improvement programs.

SEPG 2011 Coming Soon!

Don't miss out on the greatest show on earth!  The third week in March in Portland, OR s the largest gathering of CMMI professionals on the globe.  Broadsword's President, Jeff Dalton, is speaking on Tuesday on "The Agile SCAMPI."  Don't miss out!

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Our new 2011 CMMI Training Classes are here!

Broadsword announces 2011 CMMI Training Schedule

Our CMMI Training schedule is complete!  This year we'll be sharing our secrets, tips, and training in our CMMI classes in Michigan, Ohio, and Alabama - as well as our popular on-line webinars.  For more information go to www.broadswordsolutions.com/products-and-services or email training@broadswordsolutions.com.

Here is the schedule:


Events Hosted By Broadsword Solutions Corporation

April Webinar Series: Upgrade to CMMI v1.3 - What you Need to Know!

Friday, April 01, 2011 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

April 2011: Introduction to CMMI v1.3 Training - Dayton, OH

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Friday, April 29, 2011 at 1:00 PM (ET)
Location TBD

May Webinar Series: CMMI + Agile: Driving Radical Change

Friday, May 06, 2011 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

June 2011: Introduction to CMMI v1.3 Training - Troy, Michigan

Wednesday, June 01, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Friday, June 03, 2011 at 1:00 PM (ET)
TroyMI 48083 | Central Michigan University

June 2011 Webinar Series: CMMI - Everything you Need to Know

Friday, June 10, 2011 at 2:00 PM - Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 4:00 PM (ET)

September 2011 Introduction to CMMI v1.3 Training - Huntsville, AL

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Friday, September 16, 2011 at 1:00 PM (ET)
Location TBD

November 2011: Introduction to CMMI v1.3 Training - Troy, Michigan

Wednesday, November 02, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Friday, November 04, 2011 at 1:00 PM (ET)
TroyMI 48083 | Central Michigan University



Past Events

DATEEVENT
Friday, January 21, 2011CMMI v1.3 Upgrade Training - Troy, MI. January 21st, 2011More Info
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 | Friday, January 21, 2011Introduction to CMMI v1.3 Training - Troy, MI. January 19th-21st, 2011More Info
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 |Friday, September 17, 2010Introduction to CMMI v1.2 Training - St. Louis, MO. September 15th-17th, 2010