White Paper: Implementing and maintaining a CMMI compliant organization is key to the success of delivering on-time and quality products. Using CMMI provides the organization a framework for developing and maintaining good practices throughout the development and delivery of the product. The 5 levels of CMMI give organizations a roadmap and set of progressive goals to manage and improve their processes over time via the Process Areas. The benefits are clear, an ROI of 5:1. The challenge is in implementation. The need for an infrastructure to support and maintain this effort is key.