Cognosante center stage at the CMMI Capability Counts Conference

May 22, 2017

McLean, Va. — May 22, 2017 — Cognosante, a leader in health information technology solutions and services for Federal and state public health agencies, is pleased to recognize the key members of our Performance Center who participated in the 2017 CMMI Capability Counts Conference. At the conference, they had the honor of being chosen as one of the final four companies to compete internationally for best business success story in the Capability Counts Challenge.

Capability Counts Challenge

(Cognosante’s Josh Herring, Dana Voss, Elizabeth Gasaway, Matt Shuster, Anita Griner, and John Zorich at the Capability Counts Challenge.)

The Challenge is an elite competition that showcases thought leaders from around the world who are building organizational capability and improving performance by leveraging the CMMI framework and processes.

Matt Shuster, Director of Performance Technology, shared our key takeaways from the successful implementation of COMPASS™ and how COMPASS™ uses technology to tie elements of our process framework together, making the aggregation and reporting of project data available at all levels throughout the organization.

Appraised at Maturity Level 3 for Services and Development

Cognosante is appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) Maturity Level 3 for Services and Development by the CMMI Institute. As required by the Institute, Cognosante’s Service Delivery and Development maturity is assessed every three years to maintain our Maturity Level 3 appraisal ratings.

The CMMI for Services appraisal assessed Cognosante’s Service Delivery standards, processes and policies, in addition to the Organizational Conflict of Interest Assessment and Mitigation policy. Achieving Maturity Level 3 for Services confirms Cognosante’s standards, processes, and policies are mature, instituted and continuously reviewed for process improvement opportunities.

The CMMI for Development appraisal assessed Cognosante’s solution development, systems integration, and use of the Comprehensive Process Framework for Agile software development programs. Achieving Maturity Level 3 for Development confirms Cognosante’s processes are well characterized and understood, and are described in standards, procedures, tools, and methods.

About Cognosante
Cognosante provides technology solutions, business process outsourcing, and consulting services to Federal, state, and local government health agencies. The company has nearly three decades of experience working with 48 states and the Federal government, developing, managing, and executing large, complex health information programs. Its expertise includes Medicaid, Medicare, health insurance marketplaces, health data standards, modular system development and integration, health data analytics, and fraud, waste, and abuse. Visit for more information.

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