> have not seen any data proving that the CMU Capability Maturity Model levels
> have anything to do with quality or cost. Admittedly the level of an
> organization appears to be correlated with their capacity to estimate cost
> and delivery time. However, usability and maintainability are also very
> important.

Without a process, there is no way to influence the quality level. With a
well defined and well embedded process you will not make the same mistake
twice. Therefor the CMM process influences both cost and quality.

Jerry.