WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2019Buchanan & Edwards Inc., an award-winning technology and intelligence operations consulting firm, announced today that it has been appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)-ACQ V1.3.

“We are constantly looking for ways to improve how we support our customers and help them achieve their mission critical objectives,” said Eric Olson, CEO of Buchanan & Edwards. “This appraisal is proof of our continuous growth in how we work together to provide critical solutions to our customers across the federal government.”

The CMMI-ACQ V1.3 model is a collection of acquisition best practices from the government and industry. The model provides guidance for improving an organization's capability to initiate and manage the acquisition of products and services that meet the needs of customers and end users. This model also provides best practices that help organizations to improve their service delivery processes. These models are developed by product teams with members from industry, government and the Software Engineering Institute (SEI).

CMMI Institute is the global leader in the advancement of best practices in people, process, and technology. CMMI Institute’s promise is to inspire cultures of continuous improvement that elevate performance and create sustainable competitive advantage

CMMI Institute enables organizations to elevate and benchmark performance across a wide range of critical business capabilities, including product development, service excellence, workforce management, data management, supplier management, and cybersecurity. For over 25 years, thousands of high-performing organizations in a variety of industries, including aerospace, finance, healthcare, information technology, software, defense, transportation, and telecommunications, have achieved sustainable business success through CMMI adoption and demonstrated their ability as capable business partners and suppliers.