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Solutions By Design II, LLC Ranks # 325 in 2021 CRN‘s Solution Provider 500

SBD Achieves CMMI For DEV V2.0 ML3 for its Systems Engineering & Software Development Unit.

Vienna, Va. – August 12, 2021 – Solutions By Design’s (SBD) Systems Engineering & Software Development unit proudly announces the achievement of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)® For Development (Version 2.0) Maturity Level 3. The appraisal #54267 was conducted from June 24th to June 29th with the help of ANTS Corp, an Elite CMMI Institute Appraisal Partner and this marks the successful upgrade from CMMI® v1.3 to v2.0. As a reminder, SBD’s IT Services unit achieved its CMMI For SVC v1.3 ML3 in July of 2020 and plans on upgrading to v2.0 in 2023.

In preparation for the Benchmark Appraisal, SBD QA & PMO reviewed practice implementation evidence and performed gap assessments on four Development projects namely- CMS Health Insurance Oversight System (HIOS), CMS Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS), HUD Active Partners Performance System (APPS) and NCUA Information Technology Support Services Task Order #4 (ITSS TO4).

At the organizational level, SBD QA & PMO worked with the senior leadership team to assess organizational practice areas such as Governance (GOV), Implementation Infrastructure (II), and Organizational Training (OT). Additionally, QA & PMO reviewed Process Management (PCM), Process Asset Development (PAD), Managing Performance and Measurement (MPM) and Organizational Process Quality Assurance (PQA) practice areas in preparation for the Benchmark Appraisal. During the gap assessment, an internally developed assessment tool was utilized to assess the projects and organizational practice implementation against the requirements of CMMI® v2.0.

SBD would like to thank ANTS for providing guidance throughout the internal assessment phase and conducting a readiness review prior to the appraisal. Earlier at the start of the internal assessments, ANTS also conducted a CMMI Overview Training highlighting the changes in the version 2.0 model.

The appraisal at maturity level 3 indicates that SBD is performing at a “defined” level. At this level, processes are well characterized and understood, and are described in standards, procedures, tools and methods. The organization’s set of standard processes, which is the basis for maturity level 3, is established and improved over time.

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.

Also, earlier this year in June, SBD conducted an integrated ISO audits for ISO 9001:2015, ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certifications successfully proving the continued maturity of our QMS, SMS and ISMS systems.

(Please contact Nirendra Joshi at with any questions relating to this press release.)

ABOUT SBD: SBD specializes in IT system modernization and support as an application transformation and agile process leader. We leverage open source technologies and cloud-based solutions to reduce operating costs and advance the value proposition of automated solutions. We also have a robust cybersecurity capability optimizing security operation centers through the use of workflow automation, technical expertise, and the use of leading edge security tools. Bottom line, we deliver technically innovative, reliable, and cost-effective solutions, services, and products to our federal customers.

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