AINS Appraised for CMMI-DEV v1.3 at Maturity Level 3, ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Gaithersburg, MD – April 02, 2020 – In March, AINS was appraised for Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development (CMMI-DEV), Version 1.3 at Maturity Level 3 (ML3). In addition, AINS was certified for compliance with ISO 9001:2015.

After weeks of audits, interviews, and assessments conducted by the Appraisal Team and third-party Lead Auditor, AINS was appraised for CMMI-DEV v1.3, ML3. The appraisal results were officially accepted by the CMMI Institute on March 31. AINS was also certified for ISO 9001:2015 compliance during this time.

AINS has met conditions for reappraisal of CMMI-DEV since 2013, and previously was certified for ISO 9001:2008. The effort to renew these honors demonstrates AINS’ continued commitment to quality and excellence.

Thank you to our Appraisal Team and all who participated in the process!

About CMMI

CMMI® (Capability Maturity Model® Integration) models are collections of best practices that help organizations to improve their processes. These models are developed by product teams with members from industry, government, and the Carnegie Mellon® Software Engineering Institute (SEI). This model, called CMMI for Development (CMMI-DEV), provides a comprehensive integrated set of guidelines for developing products and services. To learn more about CMMI Institute, visit

About ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 specifies requirements for a quality management system when an organization: a) needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and b) aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. For more information about International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the 9001:2015 standard, please visit