The Process Group Principals
The Process Group, founded by Mary Sakry and Neil Potter in 1990, provides clients with leadership, engineering, project management and process improvement skills.
Neil and Mary help organizations implement Scrum, CMMI, project management, estimation, requirements engineering, peer reviews, and supplier management. They have been CMMI certified lead appraisers and instructors since the beginning of the CMM/CMMI program.
Neil and Mary are coauthors of two books, “Making Process Improvement Work – A Concise Action Guide for Software Managers and Practitioners,” (Addison-Wesley) and “Making Process Improvement Work for Service Organizations,” (Addison-Wesley).
High Maturity Lead Appraiser Certification
In 2007 the Software Engineering Institute awarded SCAMPI High Maturity Lead Appraiser certification to Mary Sakry and Neil Potter. This certification recognizes their expertise for determining that an organization has demonstrated the capability to quantitatively manage its projects to produce high-quality, predictable results at CMMI Maturity Levels 4 and 5. Mary has maintained this certification. Neil primarily focuses on Level 2 and 3 appraisals.