CMMI Level 3—Services and Development
Credence has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). An appraisal at Maturity Level 3 for Credence means that the standards, process descriptions, and procedures for a particular project can be tailored from Credence’s set of standard processes and therefore are more consistent by the tailoring guidelines. At Maturity Level 3, processes are managed more proactively using an understanding of the interrelationships of the process activities and detailed measures of the process, its work products, and its services.
Credence has been assessed and approved by QAS International to the management systems, standards and guideline ISO 9001:2015. With the permitted exclusion of clause 7.3 Design and Development and 7.6 Control of Monitoring and Measuring Equipment. The approved administration systems apply to the provision of program management and consulting services to Government clients.
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 20000
Credence has been certified ISO-20000, confirming that we have met a global standard for excellence in the IT Service Management arena, ensuring the highest quality of work and the implementation of ITIL best practices in our programs. This certification is a further validation of our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction, evidenced by our continuing efforts to elevate our quality of service.
Credence’s processes and procedures are synchronized with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 for an Information Security Management System (ISMS). A certification in ISMS framework of policies and procedures ensures that we are compliant in all legal, physical, and technical controls in establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving our Information Risk Management Processes.
Federalwide Assurance (FWA) for the Protection of Human Subjects
Credence holds FWA from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Human Research Protections. By holding FWA, Credence demonstrates that we have the processes and commitment to comply with the regulatory requirements for the protection of human subjects and to engage in human subject research.
Industry Best Practices and Standards
Credence utilizes the following industry best-practices, processes, and standards in our customer engagements.
- Project Management Institute (PMI)
- Earned Value Management (EVM)
- Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Credence Small Business Certifications
- Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8(a) and Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)
- Program Participation Period: August 19, 2009 through August 18, 2018