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ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Dr. Hubert F. Hofmann, PMP, (http://www.pmi.org/info/default.asp) and Deborah K. Yedlin were members of GM's global systems development organization during the preparation of CMMI for Outsourcing (http://www.awprofessional.com/title/0321477170) and are among the principal contributors to the development of CMMI-ACQ (http://www.sei.cmu.edu/programs/acquisition-support/cmmi-acq.html).
Hofmann currently is with Telefonica Deutschland, and Yedlin is with Borland Software Corporation. Dr. John W. Mishler, a visiting scientist in the SEI's acquisition support program, helped pilot an earlier version of CMMI-ACQ with numerous Department of Defense (http://www.defenselink.mil/) program offices. He also teaches SEI CMMI (http://www.sei.cmu.edu) and software acquisition courses. Susan Kushner was a writer and editor at the SEI, where she served as the communications point of contact for the acquisition support program.
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CMMI, CMMI-ACQ, SEI, Outsourcing, General Motors, Process Improvement